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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-AR0161
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:  Takvorin
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1301-1307
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.35
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5060.
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Description:  Obverse: King, on horseback, crowned, with cross-topped sceptre, riding r. Reverse: Lion, rampant, facing r., holding patriarchal cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ԼԵՒՈՆ ԹԱԳԱՒՌ ՀԱ (Levon king of the Armenians) Reverse: + ՇԻՆԵԱԼ ՔԱՂԱՔ Ս (Struck in the city of Sis)

Bibliography:  Apparent unpublished type.

3 Related People

Levon III
Armenia
1289
1307
Sis
Armenian


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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