306EH1) ISLAMIC, ARAB-SASANIAN, UBAYD ALLAH b. ZIYAD, CIRCA 55-64 AH, AR DRACHM, WEIGHT 2.15 GRMS, 26 MM, MINTED AT BASRA (BCRA) YEAR 59 h, WITH BISMILLAH IN THE OBVERSE MARGIN,VF

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Price: US$ 100.00 € 86.04
£ 72.7
AUD 133.6
CHF 92.39
CAD 123.45
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  • SKU: 306EH1
Description

306EH1) ISLAMIC, ARAB-SASANIAN, UBAYD ALLAH b. ZIYAD, CIRCA 55-64 AH, AR DRACHM, WEIGHT 2.15 GRMS, 26 MM, MINTED AT BASRA (BCRA) YEAR 59 h, WITH BISMILLAH IN THE OBVERSE MARGIN, ALBUM TYPE A-12, SICA I # 57-58, SHAMMA 7570-71, IN VF COND. CLIPPED.


ARAB-SASANIAN COINAGE: IN THE EARLY YEARS OF THE ISLAMIC EMPIRE EXPANSION TO THE EAST, AND BEFORE THE MONETARY REFORM OF ABDEL MALEK, THE ARABS ADOPTED THE EXISTING SASANIAN COINAGE IN THE EASTERN PROVINCES. THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR REPLACED THE SASANIAN KING'S NAME AND EXCLAMATIONS SUCH AS ' BISMILLAH ' (IN THE NAME OF GOD), OR ' LILLAH AL HAMD ' (THANKS TO GOD), OR ' RABBY ' ( MY GOD) WERE ADDED TO THE OBVERSE MARGIN. THE MINT AND DATE OCCURS ON THE REVERSE AS IN THE SASANIAN SERIES

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