Arab-Sassanian Coin Of The Governor Ḥakam Ibn Abī l-ʿĀs, Fars and Khuzistan, 57 AH / 676-677 CE
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Arab-Sassanian coin of the governor Ḥakam Ibn Abī l-‘Ās, minted in 57 AH.
57 AH / 676-677 CE.
Obverse field: Typical late Arab-Sassanian bust. Obverse margin: bism Allāh rabb al-ḥukm ("In the name of God, the Lord of judgement").
Reverse field: Typical Arab-Sassanian fire-altar with attendants with mint (Anwat, unidentified place in Kirmān).
Weight = 3.25 gms. This coin comes with a hephtalite countermark and testmark.
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. 86-87.
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