ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Husam al-Din Timurtash, AH 516-547 / AD 1122-1152. Dirhem (Bronze, 27 mm, 6.38 g, 2 h), Mardin. Diademed, draped and cuirassed late Roman-style bust to right, bearded; mint formula and AH date in outer margin. Rev. Name, titles and genealogy of Husam al-Din Timurtash in three lines; name and titles of Husam al-Din Timurtash and his support for the Abbasid caliph in outer margin. Album 1826.2. S&S Type 25. Whelan -. Dark brown patina, and with a portrait distinctly copy those of the Roman emperor Julian II. Some areas of flatness, otherwise, very fine.
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