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ID number:  BIRBI-AR0045
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 Khusru II; Sis
Denomination:  Bilingual Tram
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  AH 637/AD 1239
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  2.86
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5085, A. H. Baldwin, 9th February 1966.
BIRBI-AR0045.jpg

Description:  Obverse: King seated on horse, facing r., holding fleur-de-lis-topped sceptre, cross to l. and crescent to r. of figure. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ՀԵԹՈՒՄ ԹԱԳԱՒՌ ՀԱՅՈՑ (Het'oum king of the Armenians) Reverse: بسيس سبع و/ السلطان الاعظمه / غياث الدنيا والدين / كيخسرو بن كيقباد (In Sis seven and… Mighty sultan protector of the world and faith Kaykhusru son of Kaiqobad)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 800

4 Related People

Kai Khusru II
Seljuk

1246
Het'oum I
Armenian


Sis
Armenian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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