Auction 04.10.2000

Christie's
Spink London

Date of the auction: 04.10.2000 - 05.10.2000

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Sistan 64 (Walker p.95, 191), very fine

Sistan 64 (Walker p.95, 191), very fine

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Bishapur 77 (Walker p.119, 232), clipped, good fine, scarce

Bishapur 77 (Walker p.119, 232), clipped, good fine, scarce

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £120 - £150

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Darabjird 60 (Walker p.38, 51), encrusted and cracked, fine ; Basra 59...

Darabjird 60 (Walker p.38, 51), encrusted and cracked, fine ; Basra 59 (Walker p.58,81), heavily clipped, good fine ; Basra 60 (Walker p.58,83), heavily clipped, good fine ; Basra 63 (Walker p. 59,87), clipped, very fine ; Basra 60 (Walker p.59,RB8), hoard stained, very fine ; Basra 62 (Walker p

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Bishapur 68 (Walker p.99,195) (2), very fine and clipped fine ; Bishapur 70...

Bishapur 68 (Walker p.99,195) (2), very fine and clipped fine ; Bishapur 70 (Walker p.100,198), very fine ; Bishapur 75 (Walker p.114,221), clipped, good fine ; Bishapur 76 (Walker p.114,224), extremely fine ; al-Hajjaj b. Yusuf , Bishapur 79, normal legends (Walker p. 119,236), good fine ; 'Abd

Lot #: 7 A

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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good fine

good fine

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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graffito on both sides, very fine

graffito on both sides, very fine

Lot #: 9 A

Estimate: £100 - £120

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Manadhir 80 (Walker p.183,ANS.33), slightly ragged edge and some...

Manadhir 80 (Walker p.183,ANS.33), slightly ragged edge and some encrustation remains, very fine, extremely rare

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Marw 80 (Walker p.179), planchet cracked, good fine, rare

Marw 80 (Walker p.179), planchet cracked, good fine, rare

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £350 - £400

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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al-Kufa 81 (Walker p.174, note 1), clipped, about very fine, rare

al-Kufa 81 (Walker p.174, note 1), clipped, about very fine, rare

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £100 - £125

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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'Uman 81 (not in Walker; see History of the Currency of Oman, page 12 for...

'Uman 81 (not in Walker; see History of the Currency of Oman, page 12 for an example from different dies), rather dark and encrusted, but may clean, very fine, of the highest rarity

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Shaqq al-Taymara 82 (Walker p.167, note 1), clipped, very fine, rare

Shaqq al-Taymara 82 (Walker p.167, note 1), clipped, very fine, rare

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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very fine

very fine

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £100 - £140

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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al-Kufa 100 (Walker p.279, 923), good very fine, rare

al-Kufa 100 (Walker p.279, 923), good very fine, rare

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Arminiya 100 (Walker p.110,266), very fine, scarce

Arminiya 100 (Walker p.110,266), very fine, scarce

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £180 - £220

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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al-Andalus 122 (Walker p.122), crimped and some staining, good fine, rare

al-Andalus 122 (Walker p.122), crimped and some staining, good fine, rare

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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good very fine

good very fine

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £120 - £160

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Ifriqiya 103 (W.P.99, P53), an attractive red tone, extremely fine and very...

Ifriqiya 103 (W.P.99, P53), an attractive red tone, extremely fine and very rare

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,000

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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al-Andalus 104 (Walker p.119,289), fine, rare

al-Andalus 104 (Walker p.119,289), fine, rare

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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good very fine

good very fine

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £100 - £140

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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al-Mubaraka 119 (Walker p. 179, P.97); 2.90g., al-Jazira 127 (Walker p.132...

al-Mubaraka 119 (Walker p. 179, P.97); 2.90g., al-Jazira 127 (Walker p.132, I.4), the first very fine, rare, the second extremely fine

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £180 - £220

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Ramhurmuz 128, fine to very fine, rare

Ramhurmuz 128, fine to very fine, rare

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £150 - £180

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Mahi 129, lower edge chipped away, has been cleaned, good very fine, rare

Mahi 129, lower edge chipped away, has been cleaned, good very fine, rare

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £125 - £150

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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al-Basra 80, 90, the latter ex-mount ; al-Jazira 129, ex-mount ; Ardashir...

al-Basra 80, 90, the latter ex-mount ; al-Jazira 129, ex-mount ; Ardashir Khurra 97; Darabjird 93; Dimashq 79 pierced 84, 87, 94, 100; Ifriqiya 103 pierced , 113 encrusted ; Istakhr 96, 102; Junday Sabur 93 chipped , 94, 95 pierced and plugged ; Mahi 93; Ramhurmuz 90, 94; Sabur 90; Surraq 98

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £350 - £400

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Jay 129 (A.206.1), good fine, rare

Jay 129 (A.206.1), good fine, rare

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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crimped, fair, rare

crimped, fair, rare

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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al-Rayy 145, with heir al-Mahdi (Lowick Abbasids 1999), good very fine, rare

al-Rayy 145, with heir al-Mahdi (Lowick Abbasids 1999), good very fine, rare

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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San'a' 171, rev., field: al-Ghitr/Muhammad rasul/Allah salah allahu...

San'a' 171, rev., field: al-Ghitr/Muhammad rasul/Allah salah allahu 'alayhi/wa salam li'l-Khalifa Harun/if (Lowick Abbasids 530; cf SICA 209), slightly clipped, very fine and of the highest rarity

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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al-Raqqa 199 rev. field: lillah Tahir/-/'Amr bin Yahya (Lowick Abbasids...

al-Raqqa 199 rev. field: lillah Tahir/-/'Amr bin Yahya (Lowick Abbasids 653), good very fine, rare

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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al-Raqqa 199 rev., field: lillah Tahir/-/'Amr bin Yahya (Lowick Abbasids...

al-Raqqa 199 rev., field: lillah Tahir/-/'Amr bin Yahya (Lowick Abbasids 653), ex-mount, very fine, rare

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £120 - £150

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000

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Madinat Isbahan , 203, with heir al-Rida , very fine, scarce

Madinat Isbahan , 203, with heir al-Rida , very fine, scarce

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 4 Oct 2000 - 5 Oct 2000