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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-AR0204
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Gosdantin III; Tarsus
Denomination:  Takvorin
Place made:  Eurasia: Mersin, Tarsus
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1344-1363
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  1.38
Axis (degrees):  270.00
BIRBI-AR0204.jpg

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

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ԿՏՆԴԻՆ ԹԱ․․Հ․ (Gosdantin king of the Armenians) Reverse: ՇԻՆ․․․ԳԱՂԱԳ ՏԱՐՍ (Struck in the city of Tarsus)

Bibliography:  Bedoukian 2043v

2 Related People

Gosdantin III
Armenian
1313
1362
Tarsus
Persian;Greek;Roman;Byzantine;Turkish;Frankish;Armenian


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