Arab-Sassanian Coins, Various Mints In Iran, Known With Years 23-39 (Assume Yazdgird Era, So 34-50 AH / 654-70 CE)

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First Composed: 23rd January 2007

Last Modified: 23rd January 2007

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Anonymous Arab-Sassanian coin, frozen in 30 Yazdgird era.


40 AH / 661-662 CE.


Obverse field: Typical late Arab-Sassanian bust, anonymous. Obverse margin: lillāh ("Unto God").

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


Weight = 3.01 gms.

Many such coins were minted between 34-50 AH.


Not known. Images of the coin are from the Arab-Sasanian (Or Early Muslim) Coinage.

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[1] H. Gaube, Arabosasanidische Numismatik, 1973, Handbücher Der Mittelasiatischen Numismatik - Volume 2, Klinkhardt & Biermann: Braunschweig, p. 34.

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