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eAuction #66

Lot 446. Tabaristan, AR 1/2 Dirhem 132 AH

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Tabaristan, AR 1/2 Dirhem 132 AH

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eAuction #66, Lot 446. Estimate: CHF 25.00

Tabaristan, under the Abbasids. AR 1/2 Dirhem (23-24 mm, 1.90 g), 132 AH = 783 AD.
Obv. Crowned Sasanian-style bust right, "Afzut" instead of ruler name before.
Rev. Fire altar with attendants flanking; star and crescent flanking flames, date to left, mint to right; triple circle border with alternating star-in-crescent and triple pellet motifs.
Gaube, AN pl. 13, 173.

Almost extremely fine with original lustre and iridescent toning.