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ID number:  BIRBI-AR0142
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Het'oum II; Sis
Denomination:  Kardez
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1289-1305
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  5.72
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0551, July 1963, from Turkey, Weller.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of king, facing, crowned. Reverse: Patriarchal cross with fleurons at base.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ՀԵԹՈՒՄ ԹԱԳԱՒՈՐ ՀԱ (Het'oum king of the Armenians) Reverse: + ՇԻՆԵԱԼ Ի ԳԱՂԱԳՆ Ի Ս (Struck in the city of Sis)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 1598

3 Related People

Het'oum II
Armenian
1266
1307
Sis
Armenian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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