ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan, AH 543-570 / AD 1148-1174. Dirham (Bronze, 28 mm, 11.59 g, 6 h), Hisn Kayfa or Amid mint, dated AH 559 = 1163/4 AD . Crowned, bearded, and draped half-length Byzantine-style bust facing, wearing crown with pendilia. Rev. Half-length figure facing slightly left; in outer margin, the name and title of Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan. Album 1820.5. S&S 5. Very rare type. With a contemporary piercing, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF