Arab-Sassanian Coins Of Muṣʿab Ibn Al-Zubayr, 69 AH / 688 CE
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Arab-Sassanian of coin of Muṣ‘ab ibn al-Zubayr minted in 69 AH.
69 AH / 688 CE.
Obverse field: Typical late Arab-Sassanian bust. Obverse margin: bism Allāh ("In the name of God") BPRWY (in Middle Persian) with a countermark lillāh ("Unto God") in the fourth quadrant.
Reverse field: Typical Arab-Sassanian fire-altar with attendants with mint (Anwāt, Kirmān).
Weight = 4.11 gms.
Not known. Sold in an auction in Germany. Similar coins are also found in the British Museum, London.
 J. Walker, A Catalogue Of The Muhammadan Coins In The British Museum, 1941, Volume I - Arab-Sassanian Coins, British Museum: London, pp. 102-103.
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