Arab-Sassanian Coin Of ʿAbd Allāh Ibn Bastām, 82 AH / 701 CE

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Arab-Sassanian coin of ‘Abd Allāh ibn Bastām minted in 82 AH.


82 AH / 701 CE.


Obverse field: Typical late Arab-Sassanian bust, with the name of ʿAbd Allāh ibn Bastām in Middle Persian in two lines. Obverse margin: bism Allāh / baraka ("In the name of God. Blessing").

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


Weight = 4.14 gms.

ʿAbd Allāh ibn Bastām was the deputy governor of Ibn al-Ashʿath.


Not known. Sold in an auction in Germany.

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