Arab-Sasanian Tabaristan 'Abd Allah ibn Qahtaba PYE139-140 (790-791 A.D.) Hemidrachm Tabaristan Mint Good VF

World Coins - Arab-Sasanian Tabaristan 'Abd Allah ibn Qahtaba PYE139-140 (790-791 A.D.) Hemidrachm Tabaristan Mint Good VF
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AR Hemidrachm 1.80g. 24mm. Post-Yazdigerd Era (PYE) 140 Tabaristan Mint

Sasanian-style bust r., wearing elaborate mural crown; before head, 'abd Allah'; in outer r. margin, 'PD' ('excellent' in Pahlawi); in outer l. margin, 'NYWK' ('good' in Pahlawi).

Fire altar flanked by two attendants; date to l.; TAPWRSTAN (mint name in Pahlawi) to r.

Album 70

Scarce. Lighty toned with much lustre in devices.

Typical areas of weakness.

Listed as 'scarce' in Album.


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