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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-AR0132
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):  2.42
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5009.
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Description:  Obverse: King, on horseback, riding r., with patriarchal cross-topped sceptre. Reverse: Lion, rampant, facing l., with patriarchal cross-topped sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ԼԵՈՆ ԹԱԳԱՒՈՐ ԱՄЄՆԱՅՆ ։Ս (Levon king of all the Armenians) Reverse: + ՇԻՆԵԱԼ Ի ՔԱՂԱՔՆ Ի ՍԻՍԻ (Struck in the city of Sis)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 1462

3 Related People

Sis
Armenian


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