A mysterious second amir
Lot 3390
ISLAMIC, Persia (Pre-Seljuq). Qarakhanids (United). Ahmad ibn 'Ali (Nasir al-Haqq Khan), circa AH 388-407 / AD 998-1016. Fals (Bronze, 29 mm, 3.08 g, 3 h), citing Ahmad ibn Ali as 'al-Amir al-Sayyid al-Malik al-Muzaffar Qutb al-Dawla wa Nasr al-Milla', Nawkath, AH 397 = AD 1006/7. Album 3305, Zeno-140210 (same obverse die). Extremely rare. Struck from slightly worn dies, otherwise, very fine.

From the Dr. David Majer Collection of Islamic coins, formed over the past two decades.

This highly interesting series cites a second Amir, whose name has not yet been deciphered on the few surviving examples.
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220 CHF
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Closing time: 18-Jul-22, 18:31:30 CEST
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