Iran, Lot of 1 Silver and 2 Gold Coins
Lot includes the following three coins:
- Gold (AV) quarter toman of Ahmad Shah, dated AH 1335.
- Gold (AV) quarter phalavi of Muhammad Reza Shah, dated MS 2535, struck with clashed die.
- Silver (AR) 5000 dinars of Muzzafar al-Din Shah, dated AH 1320, .
LT85379. Mixed Lot, Lot of one silver and two gold coins from Iran, the actual coins in the photograph, no tags or flips, bulk lot, , ; $440.00 (Ä391.60)
, 6 Silver Coin Lot
Lot includes the following six coins:
- Umayyad (1).
- ĎAbbasid dirhams (2).
- Tabaristan hemidrachms of ĎAbbasid governors (3).
LT85381. Silver Lot, VF or better, Lot of six silver coins, the actual coins in the photograph, no flips or tags, bulk lot, , ; $375.00 (Ä333.75)
Lot of 197 Coins
When we take photos of bulk lots the coins on top are completely random. We don't the best or most interesting and put them on top. The best coin(s) might be on the bottom.LT85404. Mixed Lot, 197 coins, silver and bronze, variety of denominations and types, unattributed to , no tags or flips, actual coins in the photographs, , , only $1.73 each; $340.00 (Ä302.60)
(?), Imitative of Zangids of , c. 1146 - 1200 A.D.,
This coin is a crude imitative of an fals of the Zangids of , Nur al-Din Mahmud, struck at Halab (Aleppo, ), 1146 - 1173 ( 73, 1850). That was itself also imitative, copying a of Constantine X, struck at Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey), 1059 - 1067 ( 8, 1853). The quality of the Zangids fals vary greatly and it can be difficult to distinguish between Halab mint issues and imitatives. This example is very crude and if any can be attributed to the , this is one.BZ77974. Bronze , -; cf. 73 (notes "barbaric" imitations), 1850 (notes imitations are perhaps struck by the ), F, desert , , 2.798 g, maximum 22.0 mm, 180o, uncertain mint, c. 1150 - 1200 A.D.; two imperial figures (Constantine X and ) standing facing, supporting between them resting on three steps, EX downward on left, imitation of inner left; Christ standing facing, , book of Gospels in left hand, right hand on hip, flanking , blundered imitation of around; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; $140.00 (Ä124.60)
Kingdom of , VI (HRE), 1194 - 1197
VI was of Germany from 1190 - 1197, Holy Roman Emperor from 1191 - 1197, and of from 1194 - 1197. In 1197, his German soldiers mercilessly suppressed a revolt in Italy, especially in southern . In this same year, prepared for a Crusade, but, on 28 September, he died of malaria (or he may have been poisoned) in Messina. His son, Frederick II, inherited both the Kingdom of and the Imperial crown.ME72172. fraction, 1780 (R2), 2 (RR); 457 (R); , 477, VF, typical , slightly off-center, 0.944 g, maximum 10.1 mm, 0o, Palermo mint, 1194 - 1195; Arabic in Nashki script: Harir / quaysar / aughust ( ); + / Z REX / SICI +; ; $130.00 (Ä115.70)
, Seljuqs Sultanate of Rum, Kaykhusraw I, 1192 - 1196, 1204-1210,
ME65438. Bronze fals, cf. 1202, 957, 121946 (all same , not brockages), VF, , 3.135 g, maximum 22.3 mm, 0o, horseman right, sword in right at shoulder, at each side of his , ornament below; of (normal is Arabic script); $75.00 (Ä66.75)
Normans, Kingdom of , William II, 1166 - 1189 A.D.
Secluded and pleasure-loving, William II, the , seldom emerged from his palace life at Palermo. Yet his reign was marked by an ambitious foreign policy and vigorous diplomacy. Champion of the papacy and in secret league with the Lombard cities he was able to defy the common enemy, Frederick I Barbarossa.ME77194. Bronze follaro, 432, VF, 2.208 g, maximum 12.6 mm, 0o, Messina mint, facing ; Arabic "al-malik / Ghulyalim / al-thani" ( William 2nd); $65.00 (Ä57.85)
, Seljuqs Sultanate of Rum, Kaykhusraw I, 1192 - 1196, 1204-1210
IS67182. Bronze fals, 1207, -, F, 2.506 g, maximum 19.7 mm, 315o, 2nd reign, 600 - 607 AH, 1205 - 1211; horseman riding right, sword in right, two stars above; Arabic inscriptions, no mint or date, including title "Abul-Fat-h"; $36.00 (Ä32.04)
Roman-Byzantine or Early , Bronze Disk , c. 350 - 650 A.D.
This is light for a and we would suspect it is a game piece but insists all these types of bronze with concentric rings are . He suggests some may be early .
BZ90517. cf. 127, VF, green , 3.570 g, maximum 15.1 mm, concentric circles (appear to cast); plain; $36.00 (Ä32.04)
The Coinage of the Ayyubids
BW40234. The Coinage of the Ayyubids by Paul
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