ISLAMIC, Arabia. Rasulid. al-Wathiq Sayf al-Din Ibrahim ibn Yusuf, AD 1295-1311/ AH 694-711. Dirham (Silver, 26 mm, 1.23 g, 7 h), citing the king of Zufar (Oman) al-Wathiq Sayf al-Din Ibrahim ibn Yusuf, Dhafar, AH 696 = AD 1296/7. Album 1104G ( this coin mentioned in the introduction). SICA X, -. Zeno-12337 ( this coin ). Unique and of great historical interest. Light areas of weakness and with minor scratches, otherwise, about extremely fine.
From the list of Galerie Antiker Kunst - Dr. Serop Simonian, Hamburg: "Islamic and Oriental Coins", April 2002, lot 499.
This is one of just three known coins of al-Wathiq Sayf al-Din Ibrahim ibn Yusuf known to exist. As a member of the Rasulid dynasty, al-Wathiq established a quasi-autonomous dynasty over Zufar.
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