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    TABARISTAN. Abbasid Governors. 'Umar ibn al-'Ala (AH 154-164 / AD 771-780). AR hemidrachm (1.73 gm). Choice Fine. Tabaristan, dated PYE 125 (Post Yazdgard Era) = AH 160 (AD 779/80). Stylized crowned Sassanian style bust right, crescent above shoulder at right, four pellets on breastplate; GDH 'pzwt in Arabic to left, 'mr to right; 'pd in Pahlavi to lower right in outer margin; 'lwn to lower left / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star left and crescent right flanking flames; date to left, mint to right; alternating triple pellets and star-in-crescents in outer margin. Malek 69.

    Estimate: $75 - $150.

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