721KG9) ARAB-SASANIAN. Tabaristan. Umar ibn al-Ala. 771-780 AD. AR Hemidrachm (23mm, 2.00 gm). Dated PYE 125 (776/7 AD). Sasanian style bust imitating Khosrau II right; Arabic marg

Ancient Coins - 721KG9) ARAB-SASANIAN. Tabaristan. Umar ibn al-Ala. 771-780 AD. AR Hemidrachm (23mm, 2.00 gm). Dated PYE 125 (776/7 AD). Sasanian style bust imitating Khosrau II right; Arabic marg
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721KG9) ARAB-SASANIAN. Tabaristan. Umar ibn al-Ala. 771-780 AD. AR Hemidrachm (23mm, 2.00 gm). Dated PYE 125 (776/7 AD). Sasanian style bust imitating Khosrau II right; Arabic marginal legend / Fire altar flanked by attendants; date and mint, fleurs-de-lis in margins. SIC Ashmolean 410; Walker, Arab-Sassanian -; cf. Album 56. CHOICE UNC, Scarce variety.
The only other Tabaristan hemidrachms showing the lis replacing the typical triple pellets on the reverse are anonymous issues of PYE 142-143 (cf. Walker, Arab-Sassanian pl XXVII 16-18).
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