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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-AR0165
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Levon III; Sis
Denomination:  Kardez
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1301-1307
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  2.71
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2171.
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Description:  Obverse: King, seated, cross-legged, with r. arm raised, holding cross-topped sceptre in l. hand. Reverse: Equal-armed cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ԼԵՒՈՆ ԹԱԳԱՒՈՐ (Levon king) Reverse: + ԼԵՒՈՆ ԹԱԳԱՒՈՐ Հ (Levon king of the Armenians)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 1835a

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Levon III
Armenia
1289
1307
Sis
Armenian


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