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ID number:  BIRBI-AR0029
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Levon I
Denomination:  Tram
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1187-1219
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  2.96
Axis (degrees):  315.00
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Description:  Obverse: Image of king, seated on throne of two lions, crowned, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, fleur-de-lis topped sceptre in l. hand. Reverse: Cross with lion to l. and r. rampant, facing away from cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ԼԵՒՈՆ ԹԱԳԱՒՈՐ ՀԱՅՈՑ (Levon king of the Armenians) Reverse: + ԿԱՐՈՂՈՒԹԲՆ ԱՍՏՌԾՈՅ (By means of the authority of God)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 403

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Levon I
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