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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-AR0157
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Smbat; Sis
Denomination:  Kardez
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1296-1298
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  1.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2139.
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Description:  Obverse: King, on horseback, crowned, with cross-topped sceptre, riding r. Reverse: Equal-armed cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ՍՄԲԱՏ ԹԱԳՈՐ ՀԱՅ (Smbat king of the Armenians) Reverse: + ՇԻՆԵԱԼ Ի ՔԱՂԱՔ Ի ՍԻՍ (Struck in the city of Sis)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 1680

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Sis
Armenian


Smbat
Armenian


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