obolos 17
20. December 2020
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Lot 864
ISLAMIC, Time of the Rashidun. Pseudo-Byzantine types. Circa AH 37-55 / AD 658-675. Follis (Bronze, 23.5 mm, 3.75 g, 7 h), uncertain Syrian mint, imitating a Heraclius follis of year 14. Two imperial figures standing facing, each holding a long cross in their right hands; above, cross. Rev. Large M between A/N/N/O and X/II/II; above, cross; below, A; in exrgue KOR. SICA I. Walker, Arab-Byzantine . Album. Brown surfaces. Light corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 865
ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. Period of 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, AH 65-86 / AD 685-705. Fals (Copper, 23 mm, 3.45 g, 7 h), 'Standing Caliph' type, Hims (Emesa), type II, AH 74-80 / 693/4-699/700 AD . Bearded Caliph standing facing, placing his right hand on the hilt of his sword; around, "J li' abd Allah' abd al-Malik amir al-Mu'minin" (for the servant of God, Abd al-Malik, Commander of the Faithful). Rev. Cross transformed to Φ standing on base and three steps; in field to right, "bi-hims" (in Hims in Kufic); in field to left, star; around, "lā ilāha illā allāh wahdahu muhammad rasūl allāh" (There is no God but God alone; Muhammad is the Prophet of God). Album 3539. DOCAB 109-10. Goodwin type III. ICV 138. SICA I, 691. Walker 118-20. Nice strike and with an attractive desert patina. Very fine.
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Lot 866
ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. Uncertain period (post-reform), AH 77-132 / AD 697-750. Fals (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 2.40 g, 12 h), Fruit tree type, uncertain Palestinian mint. Album B161. Zeno 118752. Nice earthen patina. Very fine.
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Lot 867
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan, AH 543-570 / AD 1148-1174. Dirhem (Bronze, 27 mm, 9.97 g, 6 h), Hisn Kayfa (on the Tigris). Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing. Rev. Name, titles and ancestors of Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan in four lines and in margins. Album 1820.2. ICV 1174. S&S Type 2.1. Dark olive-green patina with earthen deposits. About very fine.
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Lot 868
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan, AH 543-570 / AD 1148-1174. Dirham (Bronze, 30 mm, 12.71 g, 12 h), Unlisted (Hisn Kayfa or Amid) mint, undated and imitating a solidus of Constantine II from Siscia (as Depeyrot 3/2) . VICTORIΛ COИSTΛNTINI ΛVG /SIS Victory advancing to right, holding tablet inscribed VOT/XXX. Rev. Arabic inscription in four lines. Album 1820.3. ICV 1175. S&S 3. Whelan Type V, 126-8. Brown surfaces. extremely fine.
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Lot 869
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan, AH 543-570 / AD 1148-1174. Dirhem (Bronze, 31 mm, 14.00 g, 12 h), Hisn Kayfa or Amid mint, struck AH 556 (AD 1160/1). Bare-headed and draped half-length male bust facing slightly to left, holding globe in right hand, scepter across torso in left; abjad date to left. Rev. Arabic inscription in four lines, stating the name and titles of Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan; arabesque below. Album 1820.4. ICV 1176. S&S Type 4. Cleaned brown surfaces. Porosity, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 870
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan, AH 543-570 / AD 1148-1174. Dirhem (Bronze, 29 mm, 17.15 g, 6 h), Hisn Kayfa or Amid mint, struck AH 556 (AD 1160/1). Bare-headed and draped half-length male bust facing slightly to left, holding globe in right hand, scepter across torso in left; abjad date to left. Rev. Arabic inscription in four lines, stating the name and titles of Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan; arabesque below. Album 1820.4. ICV 1176. S&S Type 4. Dark reddish-brown patina with green overtones. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 871
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Nasir al-Din Artuq Arslan, AH 597-637 / AD 1200-1239. Half dirham (Bronze, 24 mm, 4.57 g, 12 h), unlisted mint, possibly Mardin, AH 611 = AD 1214/1215. Nâsir al-Dunyâ wa al-Dîn Artuq Arslân Malik Diyârbakr (in Arabic) Bareheaded and draped bust facing slightly to left. Rev. Legend in five lines citing the Abbasid Caliph Al-Nasir in five lines; above, Artuqid tamgha between two stars; date in outer left and right margins. Album 1830.4. S&S Type 40. Dark greenish-black patina with some areas of underlying copper showing through. Very fine.
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Lot 872
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Amir Ghazi, AH 497-528 / AD 1104-1134. Dirhem (Bronze, 25 mm, 7.80 g, 11 h). IVZIΓ / IVZIΓE / ZHC. Rev. Christ seated facing on square back throne, raising right hand in benediction and holding Gospels in left. Cf. Butak 104. Cf. Casanova pl. 111, 1-2. Cf. Schlumberger 3-5. Cf. Whelam Type A (all with bust of Christ instead of Christ enthroned). Unpublished! Brown patina with earthen highlights. Nearly very fine.
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Lot 873
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Amir Ghazi, AH 497-528 / AD 1104-1134. Dirhem (Bronze, 23 mm, 4.76 g, 1 h). [IC-XC] Nimbate, facing bust of Christ Pantokrator. Rev. O MEΓA[C] / AMHPAC / AMHP ΓA/Z[HC] in four lines. Album 1237. Cf. Butak 104. Casanova pl. 111, 1-2. Wheelan Type A. Very rare and in unusually fine style for the type. Irregular flan as usual, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 874
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Amir Ghazi, AH 497-528 / AD 1104-1134. Dirhem (Bronze, 24 mm, 2.57 g, 3 h). IC-XC Nimbate, facing bust of Christ Pantokrator. Rev. O MEΓAC / AMHPAC / AMHP ΓA/ZHC in four lines. Album 1237. Cf. Butak 104. Casanova pl. 111, 1-2. Wheelan Type A. Very rare. Usual roughness for the type, otherwise, very fine.
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Extremely rare Dnishmendid half dirham
Lot 875
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Amir Ghazi, AH 497-528 / AD 1104-1134. Half dirham (Bronze, 20 mm, 3.89 g, 6 h). KVPIE/ BWHΘH /AMHP in three lines. Rev. ΓΑΖΗ/ΤΟ ΓΑΝ/SMAN in three lines. Album 1237. Extremely rare with less than half a dozen examples known; among the finest known. Very fine.
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Lot 876
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Malik Muhammad, AH 528-536 / AD 1134-1142. Dirhem (Bronze, 27.5 mm, 6.23 g, 1 h). KAI AN/ATOΛHC / MAΧAM/AT. Rev. +/O MME/ΛHKIC Π/ACHC PΩ/MANIAC. Album 1238. Casanova pl. 111, 3-4. Tevhid 102-4. Whelan Type A. Greenish-brown patina with earthen deposits. Very fine.
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Lot 877
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Malik Muhammad, AH 528-536 / AD 1134-1142. Fals (Bronze, 27.5 mm, 4.43 g, 6 h). +/O MME/ΛHKIC Π/ACHC PΩ/MANIAC. Rev. KAI AN/ATOΛHC / MAΧAM/ATIC . Album 1238. Casanova pl. 111, 3-4. Tevhid 102-4. Whelan Type A. Earthen-green patina. A little rough, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 878
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Malik Muhammad, AH 528-536 / AD 1134-1142. Fals (Bronze, 25 mm, 4.70 g, 6 h). +/O MME/ΛHKIC Π/ACHC PΩ/MANIAC. Rev. KAI AN/ATOΛHC / MAΧAM/AT. Album 1238. Whelan Type A, pl. 16, 2. Clear legends. Very fine.
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Lot 879
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Sivas). Malik Muhammad, AH 528-536 / AD 1134-1142. Dirhem (Bronze, 30 mm, 6.48 g, 12 h), Brockage strike. Incuse of the reverse. Rev. +/O MME/ΛHKIC Π/ACHC PΩ/MANIAC. Album 1238. Casanova pl. 111, 3-4. Cf. Tevhid 102-4. Whelan Type A. Nice earthen-green patina. Very fine.
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Lot 880
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Malatyah). Dhu'l-Qarnayn, AH 547-557 / AD 1152-1162. Dirhem (Bronze, 27 mm, 5.90 g, 7 h), AH 553-554 (AD 1158-1159). OMEΓAC AMHPAC ΔΟΛ XAPNAI Arabic inscription in three lines, stating the name and titles of Dhu'l-Qarnayn. Rev. INΔIKTIONOC ΔEVTEPIC Crude bearded and draped male bust to right, the hair combed to the back and tied in a bun. Album 1240. Artuk 1186. Butak 110. Casanova pl. III, 10. Whelan Type A. Tevhid 117. Well struck with mostly complete legends. Cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 881
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Malatyah). Dhu'l-Qarnayn, AH 547-557 / AD 1152-1162. Dirhem (Bronze, 31 mm, 7.04 g, 3 h), AH 553-554 (AD 1158-1159). OMEΓAC AMHPAC ΔΟΛ XAPNAI Arabic inscription in three lines, stating the name and titles of Dhu'l-Qarnayn. Rev. INΔIKTIONOC ΔEVTEPIC Crude bearded and draped male bust to right, the hair combed to the back and tied in a bun; c/m: uncertain Arabic inscription. Album 1240. Artuk 1186. Butak 110. Casanova pl. III, 10. Whelan Type A. Tevhid 117. Dark brown patina with lighter earthen deposits. Very fine.
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Lot 882
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Malatyah). Dhu'l-Qarnayn, AH 547-557 / AD 1152-1162. Dirhem (Bronze, 27 mm, 4.77 g, 12 h), AH 553-554 (AD 1158-1159). No discernable legend present Arabic inscription in three lines, stating the name and titles of Dhu'l-Qarnayn. Rev. Debased INΔIKTIONOC ΔEVTEPIC Crude bearded and draped male bust to right, the hair combed to the back and tied in a bun. Album 1240. Artuk 1186. Butak 110. Casanova pl. III, 10. Whelan Type A. Tevhid 117. Brown patina; engraved in very crude style. Very fine.
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Lot 883
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Malatyah). Nasir al-Din Muhammad, first reign, AH 557-565 / AD 1162-1170. Dirhem (Bronze, 33 mm, 11.80 g, 3 h), AH 558 = 1210/1. Standing figures of emperor, wearing crown with pendilia and loros, holding globus cruciger and labarum, and the Theotokos, wearing maphorium over chiton, with hand raised touching crown of emperor. Rev. Name of Nasir al-Din Muhammad in four lines across fields. Album 1241.1. Artuk 1187. Butak 111. Casanova pl. IV, 1-2. Wheelan Type A. Scarce type; fine patina. Very fine.
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Lot 884
ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Danishmendids (Malatyah). Nasir al-Din Muhammad, second reign, AH 570-573 / AD 1175-1178. Dirhem (Bronze, 28 mm, 7.62 g, 3 h). Arabic inscription in three lines, stating the name and titles of Nasir al-Din Muhammad. Rev. Rider mounted on horseback right, stabbing with javelin held in right hand at serpent below. Album 1241. Casanova pl. IV, 3. Hennequin 1957. Whelan Type B. Dark reddish-brown patina. Very fine.
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Lot 885
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Tancred, regent, 1101-1112. Follis (Bronze, 21 mm, 3.36 g, 9 h). [S/ P/Ε-TRVS] St. Peter standing facing, raising his right hand in blessing and holding cross-tipped scepter in left. Rev. Đ-S / F-Ŧ (Latin acronym of Domine salvum fac Tancredum [Lord save Tancred]) in the quarters of cross pattée. CCS 6. Metcalf 71. Schlumberger pl. V, 1. Wäckerlin 95-97. Overstruck on a follis of the same ruler (Malloy 3a. Metcalf 53. Porteous 16) with considerable amount of the undertype's reverse seen on the obverse. Cleaning marks, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 886
CRUSADERS. Antioch. Bohemond IV, 1201-1216. Pougeoise (Copper, 16 mm, 0.83 g, 12 h), Metcalf Type D. +BOEMVNDVS Fleur-de-lis; pellets in the upper and lower quarters. Rev. +ANTIOCHIA Cross pattée, with star in each angle. CCS 71. Metcalf 472. Schlumberger pl. III, 1. Rare. Clear and with earthen highlights. Some flatness, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 887
CRUSADERS, Antioch. Raymond Roupen, 1216-1219. Denier (Billon, 18.5 mm, 1.00 g, 4 h). +:R·V·P·I·N·V·:S: Helmeted and mailed bust of Raymond Roupen to left, with chin guard, flanked by crescent and star. Rev. +°A°MTIOCNI°A° Cross pattée with crescent in second quarter. CCS 95a. Cf. Metcalf 447-50. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 888
CRUSADERS. Edessa. Baldwin I, 1098-1100. Follis (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 9.41 g, 12 h). IC -XC Nimbate and draped bust of Christ facing, with two pellets on the cross nimbus, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels. Rev. B-Λ/Δ-N Latin cross on two steps, with globe at the end of each arm and with a crosslet at the center. CCS 1b. Metcalf, p. 33, Class 1 var. Schlumberger pl. I, 5 corr. Wäckerlin 161. Rare and desirable type . Nearly very fine.
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Lot 889
CRUSADERS. Edessa. Baldwin II, second reign, 1108-1118. Follis (Bronze, 22 mm, 3.78 g). [BΑΓΔΟΙNΟC ΔΟΥ CTAΥ] Baldwin II, wearing armor and conical helmet, standing facing, head to left, holding cross in his right hand and placing his left on the hilt of his sword. Rev. Cross fleuronnée set on tendrils and with pellet in each end. CCS 9a. Metcalf 109-11. Dark green patina with light earthen deposits. Cleaning marks on reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 890
CRUSADERS. Edessa. Baldwin II, second reign, 1108-1118. Follis (Bronze, 22 mm, 3.59 g, 6 h). [BΑΓΔΟΙNΟC ΔΟΥ CTAΥ] Baldwin II, wearing armor and conical helmet, standing facing, head to left, holding cross in his right hand and placing his left on the hilt of his sword. Rev. Cross fleuronnée set on tendrils and with pellet in each end. CCS 9a. Metcalf 109-11. Dark green patina. Typical crude strike, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 891
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.92 g, 6 h), Glarenza = modern Kyllini in Elis. +•G• PRINCEPS• around cross pattée. Rev. +✿CLARENTIA✿ Châtel tournois. CCS 9b. Metcalf, Crusades 933-6. Tzamalis Φ 59. Wonderful deep tone. Nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 892
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18 mm, 0.81 g, 10 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +•G• PRINCEPS• around cross pattée. Rev. +CLARENTIA Châtel tournois. Cf. CCS 9. Cf. Metcalf, Crusades 922-3. Tzamalis Φ 59. Deeply toned. Very fine.
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Lot 893
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18 mm, 1.05 g, 4 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +•G• PRINCEPS around cross pattée. Rev. +✿CLARENTIA✿ Châtel tournois. Cf. CCS 8c (GV). Metcalf, Crusades 930. Tzamalis Φ 59. Sharp and clear; fine silver. Very fine.
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Lot 894
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.97 g, 3 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +G• PRINCEPS• around cross pattée. Rev. +•CLARENTIA: Châtel tournois. CCS 8a. Metcalf, Crusades -. Tzamalis Φ 59. Very fine.
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Lot 895
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19.5 mm, 0.99 g, 1 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +•G• PRINCE ACh' around cross pattée. Rev. +:CLARENTIA• Châtel tournois. CCS 10a. Metcalf, Crusades 937-8. Tzamalis Φ 61. Heavy dark toning. Good very fine.
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Lot 896
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 18 mm, 0.95 g, 9 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +•G PRINCEPS• around cross pattée. Rev. +•CLARENTIA• Châtel tournois. CCS 9a. Cf. Metcalf, Crusades 922-3. Tzamalis Φ 59. Toned. Very fine.
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Lot 897
CRUSADERS. Principality of Achaea. Guillaume II de Villehardouin, 1246-1278. Denier Tournois (Billon, 19 mm, 0.94 g, 1 h), Glarenza (modern Kyllini in Elis). +•G PRINCEPS• around cross pattée. Rev. +:CLARENTIA: Châtel tournois. CCS 8a. Metcalf, Crusades -. Tzamalis Φ 59. Very fine.
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