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ID number:  BIRBI-AR0173
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Oshin; Sis
Denomination:  Takvorin
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1308-1320
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.35
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2161.
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Description:  Obverse: King, on horseback, crowned, with trefoil-topped sceptre, riding r. Reverse: Lion, rampant, facing r., holding cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ԱՒՇԻՆ․․․․ՀԱ (Oshin [king of] the Armenians) Reverse: Legend illegible.

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 1927v

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Oshin
Armenian
1282
1320
Sis
Armenian


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