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Crusaders, Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, Hetoum I, 1226 - 1270 A.D., Ex John Quincy Adams Collection
Ex John Quincy Adams Collection, 6th President of the United States, and His Descendants, ex Massachusetts Historical Society Collection, ex Stackís Sale, 5-6 March 1971.
ME47630. Copper kardez, cf. Bedoukian CCA 1393 ff., Nercessian 363 ff.,, aVF, Sis mint, weight 5.980g, maximum diameter 28.8mm, 1226 - 1270 A.D.; obverse Armenian inscription: Hetoum King of the Armenians, Hetoum seated facing on bench-like throne, fleur-de-lis tipped scepter (mace) in right, globus cruciger in left, star left; reverse Armenian inscription: Struck in the City of Sis, cross with wedges and a crescent in the angles; comes with a John Quincy Adams Collection tag from the Stacks Sale
Catalog current as of Tuesday, July 16, 2019.
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