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ID number:  BIRBI-AR0196
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Gosdantin III; Sis
Denomination:  Takvorin
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1344-1363
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  2.10
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2153.
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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: + ԿՈՍՏԱՆԴԻՆ ԹԳ ՀՑ (Gosdantin king of the Armenians) Reverse: ՇԻՆԵԱԼ · ՔԱՂԱՔՆ ՍԻՍ (Struck in the city of Sis)

Bibliography:  Apparent unpublished type

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Sis
Armenian


Gosdantin III
Armenian
1313
1362
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