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Lot # 829
Tabaristan. Abbasid Governors. Anonymous. temp. Al-Mahdi (AH 158-169 / AD 775-785). AR Hemidrachm, Tabaristan mint. D/ Crowned Sasanian style bust right; Arabic afzut (= strong) before; three stars-in-crescents and Pahlavi legends around. R/ Fire altar flanked by attendants; pellets flanking flames; alternating triple pellets and star-in-crescents in outer margin. Album 73. AR. 2.12 g. 24.00 mm.