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ID number:  BIRBI-AR0121
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Het'oum I; Sis
Denomination:  Kardez
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1226-1270
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  4.69
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2174, A. H. Baldwin, August 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: King, on horseback, riding r., with fleur-de-lis topped sceptre. Reverse: Equal-armed cross, with star between each limb.

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

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 1372

3 Related People

Het'oum I
Armenian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Sis
Armenian


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