Sarmin: Coin Die Engravers (Coppers)
Date: Late seventh century (c. 690 onwards)
Pre-Reform copper coins minted in Sarmin (in the province of Jund al-Qinnasrin) employed the ‘standing caliph’ motif on the obverse. See also: Coin Die Engraver (Silver); Coin Die Engraver (Gold); Copper Beater (naḥḥās).
Citation: Album, Stephen and Tony Goodwin, Sylloge of Islamic Coins in the Ashmolean Museum, Volume 1: The Pre-Reform Coinage of the Early Islamic Period (London: Ashmolean Museum and Spink and Son Ltd., 2002), p. 96 (and catalogue entries 639-55).