Arab-Sassanian Coin Of Governor ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Ibn ʿAbd Allāh Ibn Āmir, Sistan, 66 AH / 685-86 CE
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Arab-Sassanian coin of the governor ‘Abd al-‘Azīz ibn ‘Abd Allāh ibn Āmir, Sistan, frozen in 66 AH.
66 AH / 685-686 CE.
Obverse field: Typical late Arab-Sassanian bust. Obverse margin: bism Allāh al-ʿazīz ("In the name of God, the Great") followed by three dots in second and third quadrant of obverse margin.
Reverse field: Typical Arab-Sassanian fire-altar with attendants with mint (Sijistān).
This coin comes with a hephtalite countermark and testmark. Weight = 4.0 gms.
Not known. 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. 96-97.
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