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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Hetoum I (minted under); Kay Khusraw II (minted under)
Culture:Armenian; Turkic
Title:Bilingual dram of Hetoum I and Kay Khusraw II
Date Made:ca. 1243 (Hetoumid dynasty, 1226-1341; Seljuq of Rûm dynasty, 1077–1307)
Type:Coin/Money
Materials:Silver
Place Made:Asia; Turkey; Cilicia
Measurements:24mm; 2.959g
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: obv., circumscribed outer edge (stamped): [Armenian characters] Hetoum King of Armenians; rev. (stamped): [Arabic characters] The Sublime Sultan / Protector of the World and the Faith / Kaikhusraw Son of Kaiqobad / Struck in Sis, the Year Seven and Thirty and Six Hundred
Accession Number:  MH 2004.13.570
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Nathan Whitman
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Description:
Obverse: Hetoum on horseback right, wearing crown with pendilia and holding fleur-de-lis-tipped scepter; + in left field; u and * in right field; Armenian inscription
Reverse: [Arabic characters] The Sublime Sultan / Protector of the World and the Faith / Kaikhusraw Son of Kaiqobad / Struck in Sis, the Year Seven and Thirty and Six Hundred

Tags:
numismatics

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