½ Drachm - Hani Abbasid Governors of Tabaristan - Arab-Sasanian

½ Drachm - Hani (Abbasid Governors of Tabaristan - Arab-Sasanian) -  obverse½ Drachm - Hani (Abbasid Governors of Tabaristan - Arab-Sasanian) -  reverse

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Country Abbasid Caliphate
(Islamic states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 756-793
Value AR 1/2 Dachm (7/20)
Currency Drachm (750-1258)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.06 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Val Sn# 79
Sassanian Coins
by W. H. Valentine
(Rahul Publishing House, Delhi, India, 1993)


Arabic before bust: Hani
Pahlavi left: may his glory increase
Pahlavi in margin: excellent, good
Bust of king right in the style of Khusru II with winged crown;


Fire altar with two stylized attendants, Pahlavi date left and mint signature right, triple circle, four crescents with star and four groups of three pellets outside


Flat hammered coin smooth edge

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (756)  138 AH - W. H. Valentine#79
ND (788-793)  172-176 AH

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