Morton & Eden

Auction 107

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Morton & Eden, Auction 107

Important Coins of the Islamic World

Th, 22.10.2020, from 01:00 PM CEST
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We, 21.10.2020, until 07:00 PM CEST

Description

A COLLECTION OF EIGHT EARLY ISLAMIC LEAD SEALS, Umayyad and later, comprising: Umayyad, uniface (12.62g), undated, the three-line legend reading jalajal | ard | Qinnasrin |Y; Umayyad, uniface (11.00g), undated, the four-line legend reading ‘Abbad (?) | jalajal | ard | Qinnasrin | letter sin; Umayyad, uniface (7.73g), undated, the two-line legend reading al-Muthanna | ibn Ziyad; Abbasid, temp. al-Mahdi (158-169h), uniface (9.51g), dated 163h, the marginal legend reading bismillah Harran sanat thalath wa sittin wa mi’at around Ma‘arrat | al-Awwal in two line in the centre; Abbasid, temp. al-Mahdi (158-169h), uniface (3.74g), dated 1xxh, the marginal legend reading bismillah Harran sanat […] mi’at around two-line central inscription (unread); Abbasid, al-Mahdi (158-169h), uniface (7.37g), undated the three-line legend reading […] al-Mahdi | Tabaristan | [unread]; Abbasid, uniface (6.76g), with three-line central legend, the lower two lines reading |min kurat | Nisibin; the marginal legend unread; Uncertain, double-sided (11.13g), with three-line legends each side, one apparently with a date (‘1xx’); Fine to very fine, an interesting group including some rare dated pieces

Estimate: GBP 2500 - 3000

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