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    TABARISTAN. Abbasid Governors. Anonymous (AH 164-177 / AD 780-793). AR hemidrachm (1.97 gm). NGC MS 4/5 - 4/5. Tabaristan, AFZWT type, dated PYE 133 (Post Yazdgard Era) = AH 168 (AD 784). Crowned Sasanian style bust right, star on breastplate, rosette style star on shoulders; May xvarrah increase (Pahlavi) across fields; open double circle border with star-in-crescent motif at 3, 6, and 9 o'clock and excellent and good in 2nd and 3rd quarters / Fire altar flanked by attendants; stars flanking flames; ssywst' (date) to left, Tpwlst'n (mint) to right; alternating triple pellets and star-in-crescents in outer margin. Malek 155.3-6.

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    22nd Thursday
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