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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-AR0194
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Gosdantin III; Sis
Denomination:  Takvorin
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1344-1363
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  2.33
Axis (degrees):  270.00
BIRBI-AR0194.jpg

Description:  Obverse: King, on horseback, crowned, with trefoil-topped sceptre, riding r. Reverse: Lion, rampant, facing r., holding cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ԳՈՍՄԼՆԴՆ ԹԱԳՌ ՀԱՅ (Gosdantin king of the Armenians) Reverse: ՇԻՆԵԼ Ի ԳԱՂԱԳՆ Ի ՍԻՍ (Struck in the city of Sis)

Bibliography:  Apparent unpublished type

2 Related People

Gosdantin III
Armenian
1313
1362
Sis
Armenian


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