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Home > Catalog > |Medieval & Modern Coins| > |Islamic| > IS48928
Islamic, Seljuqs of Nihawand, Sanjar, Mahmud II and Sa`d al-Dawla Yurunqush, AH 511 - 525, 1118 - 1131 A.D.
From the City of Noah. According to local lore, Nihawand was founded by Noah. On this type the city name is spelled Nuhavand (city of Noah).

Sa`d al-Dawla Yurunqush was a local ruler, mentioned in both Bundari and Ibn al-Athir, though neither gives him the title of Atabeg. He was Shahnah (governor) of Baghdad from 1124 - 1126 (AH 518 - 520) and was made Lord of Isfahan, c. 1141 (AH 536). He died 1145 or 1146 (AH 540 or 541).
IS48928. Gold 1/3 dinar, Lowick NC 1970, 17; Album 1688B; Hennequin -, aVF, Nihawand mint, weight 1.415g, maximum diameter 21.3mm, die axis 90o, AH 522, 1128 A.D.; obverse legend within and around border of dots; reverse legend within and round border of dots; scarce; SOLD










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