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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-AR0050
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Het'oum I; Zabel
Denomination:  Tram
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1226-1270
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  2.97
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5030, A. H. Baldwin, October 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Lion, crowned, advancing r., holding cross-topped sceptre. Reverse: Het'oum I, crowned, standing r., holding cross with Isabelle (Zabel) l. of cross, crowned.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ՀԵԹՈՒՄ ԹԱԳԱՒՌ ՀԱՅՈՑ (Het'oum king of the Armenians) Reverse: + ԿԱՐՈՂՈՒԹ ԻՆՆ ԱՅ Է (It is by the authority of God himself)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 937

3 Related People

Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Zabel
Armenian
1217
1252
Het'oum I
Armenian


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