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arab sassasian coin - please help in identification
« on: August 08, 2019, 11:20:07 PM »
unusual for me to be on this board however need help with this particular coin.
Date if possible and where I can actually read it and the ruler of the arab state who issued it.


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Re: arab sassasian coin - please help in identification
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2019, 01:51:53 AM »
any luck with this

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Re: arab sassasian coin - please help in identification
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2019, 11:11:53 AM »
I think Manzikert may be on holidays. You may want to send him a PM in due time.

Magnificent detail on that coin! The wings on the crown are typical for Peroz and Khusro II, I believe.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

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Re: arab sassasian coin - please help in identification
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2019, 12:48:13 PM »
Hi Coin-Lover, that's been a long time !
I think your coin is an anonymous "Khushro II" type from the beginning of the Arab-Sasanian coinage. In the margin below the bust "Bismillah".
The text flanking the attendants has the mintname and year of issue. There is a small introduction on how to read these for the earlier coins here.

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Re: arab sassasian coin - please help in identification
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2019, 02:37:47 PM »
Hey TH, how are you.have got some collection of coins now, will start posting them in September.
Thanks for the info. Looks like an early issue.

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Re: arab sassasian coin - please help in identification
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2019, 03:51:49 PM »
Looking forward to see your new aquisitions !

Anthony

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Re: arab sassasian coin - please help in identification
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2019, 03:52:39 PM »
Sure Tony, any idea about the date on this coin.

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Re: arab sassasian coin - please help in identification
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2019, 02:24:03 AM »
Anything further on this coin

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Re: arab sassasian coin - please help in identification
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2019, 11:40:39 AM »
As Peter assumed, I was on holiday when this was posted, but I had a look at it when I got back, couldn't make much of it, thought I'd have another look later, and then promptly forgot about it  :-[

I've had another look at it, and I'm pretty sure it is a coin in the name of Yedzigird III, and of a common posthumous type, the mintmark being SK for Sakastan/Sijistan, and the date is 20 PYE (AH 31, 652 AD).

My apologies for the delay

Alan

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Re: arab sassasian coin - please help in identification
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2019, 12:52:31 PM »
Dear Alan ,

Thanks a lot, that is most detailed and clear. Much appreciated.

Take care.

Regards