Auction 40


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Lot 563

ZANGIDS OF SHAHRAZUR: Nur al-Din Il-Arslan, 1234-1251, AV dinar (7.38g), Shahrazur, AH647, A-1886, dated in the month of Jamâda al-Akhir (Jamâda II), full bold mint & date, the second reported example of Arslan Shah dated after AH640; also citing the Abbasid caliph al-Musta'sim (AH640-656), slightly wavy surfaces, lovely example with almost no weakness of strike, VF, RRR.

The only other example is in the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, Hennequin-759 (same dies). There are no coins of any type of Il-Arslan Shah listed on Zeno or recorded on CoinArchives.




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