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ID number:  BIRBI-AR0044
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Het'oum I; Kai Qubad I
Denomination:  Bilingual Tram
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1228-1236
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  2.79
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5024, A. H. Baldwin, 30th October 1965, Istanbul.
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Description:  Obverse: King seated on horse, facing r., holding fleur-de-lis-topped sceptre, cross to l. of figure. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ՀԵԹՈՒՄ ԹԱԳԱՒՈՐ ՀԱՅՈՑ (Het'oum king of the Armenians) Reverse: السلطان/ المعظم علاالدين/ كيقباد بن كا/ايخسرو (The great sultan 'Ala ad-Din Kai Qubad son of Kaikhusru)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 776

3 Related People

Kai Qubad I
Seljuk
1188
1237
Het'oum I
Armenian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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