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bby_706215 - CILICIA - KINGDOM OF ARMENIA - HETHUM II Cardez

CILICIA - KINGDOM OF ARMENIA - HETHUM II Cardez XF
120.00 €(Approx. 130.80$ | 99.60£)
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Type : Cardez
Date: 1289-1303
Date: n.d.
Mint name / Town : Sis
Metal : copper
Diameter : 22 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,99 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré à l’usure superficielle. Patine foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : LÉGENDE ARMÉNIENNE.
Obverse description : Tête du roi couronnée et vue de face.
Obverse translation : (Héthoum roi des Arméniens).

Reverse


Reverse legend : LÉGENDE ARMÉNIENNE.
Reverse description : Croix double au pied orné.
Reverse translation : (Frappé dans la ville de Sis).

Commentary


Poids léger.

Historical background


CILICIE - KINGDOM OF ARMENIA - Hethoum II

1289-1303

Hethum II's reign is marked by periods of profound political and military crises. He succeeded his father and reign from 1289 to 1293 and then from 1295 to 1296, and finally from 1299 to 1303. His reign was marked by the end of the Frankish presence in the Holy Land, who sees increasing pressure on the Turkish army Armenia. In 1290 he embraced the communion of the Roman Church. January 7, 1293 Hethum II abdicates to pursue his religious vocation and retired to a monastery. His brother Thoros asked to ascend the throne to renew the alliance with the Mongols. He was assassinated in 1298, and Hethum II was imprisoned after the takeover of Smbat. He was overthrown in 1299, and Hethum II back on the throne. In 1303 Hethum definitely abdicate in favor of his nephew Leo III, son of Thoros. They will both murdered in 1307.

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