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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-AR0131
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Levon II; Sis
Denomination:  Tram
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1270-1289
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  2.51
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5010.
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Description:  Obverse: King, on horseback, riding r., with trefoil-topped sceptre. Reverse: Lion, rampant, facing r., with patriarchal cross-topped sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ԼԵՒՈՆ ԹԱԳԱՒՈՐ ՀԱՅՈՑ (Levon king of the Armenians) Reverse: + ՇԻՆԵԱԼ Ի ԳԱՂԱԳՆ Ի ԱԻՍ (Struck in the city of Sis)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 1499

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Levon II
Armenian
1236
1289
Sis
Armenian


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