Arab-Sassanian Coin Of ʿAbd Al-Raḥmān Ibn Muḥammad, 81 AH / 700 CE

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Arab-Sassanian coin of ‘Abd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad minted in 81 AH.


81 AH / 700 CE. Dated in Yazdgird Era 70.


Obverse field: Typical late Arab-Sassanian bust, with the name of ʿAbd al-Raḥmān in Middle Persian in two lines. Obverse margin: bism Allāh / rabb ḥarasahu ("In the name of God. May God protect him").

Reverse field: Typical Arab-Sassanian fire-altar with attendants with mint (Darabgird).


Weight = 3.83 gms.

This was perhaps minted during the time of anti-Umayyad rebellion of ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad.


Not known. Sold in an auction in Germany.

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