Morton & Eden

Auction 107

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Morton & Eden, Auction 107

Important Coins of the Islamic World

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Description

UMAYYAD, TEMP. AL-WALID I (86-96h). Fals, Kirman 95h. Obverse: In four lines: bismillah | duriba bi-Kirman | sanat khams | wa tisa‘in. Reverse: Five line legend with Pahlawi mint-name krman in third line. Weight: 3.01g. Reference: Malek 1415 = Stephen Album Rare Coins auction 31, 17 May 2018, lot 185. Fine and extremely rare, apparently the second published specimen. The Pahlawi legend on the reverse has not been securely read, but seems to be a direct translation of the Arabic mint and date on the obverse.

Estimate: GBP 700 - 1000

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