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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
: 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
: 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 Thursday, March 21, 2019.
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