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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-AR0182
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Levon IV; Sis
Denomination:  Takvorin
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1320-1342
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  2.27
Axis (degrees):  45.00
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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: + ԼԵՒՈՆ ԹԱԳԱՒՌ ՀԱՅ (Levon king of the Armenians) Reverse: + ՇԻՆԵԱԼ Ի ԳԱՂԱԳՆ Ի Ս (Struck in the city of Sis)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 1950v

2 Related People

Levon IV
Armenian
1309
1341
Sis
Armenian


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