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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-AR0138
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:  Kardez
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1270-1289
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  2.76
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0557, July 1963, from Turkey.
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Description:  Obverse: Lion, rampant, facing l. Reverse: Equal-armed cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ԼԵՈՆ ԹԱԳԱՒՈՐ ՀԱՅՈՑ (Levon king of the Armenians) Reverse: + ՇԻՆԵԱԼ Ի ՔԱՂԱՔՆ Ի ՍԻ (Struck in the city of Sis)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 1545

3 Related People

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


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