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ID number:  BIRBI-AR0225
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Gosdantin IV; Sis
Denomination:  Takvorin
Place made:  Eurasia: Cilicia, Kozan
Culture:  Armenian
Date made:  1365-1373
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.51
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2156.
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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: + ԿՈ․․ԹԱԳԱՌ ՀԱՅՈ (Gosdantin king of the Armenians) Reverse: ՇԻՆԱՑ Է Ի ՔԱՂԱՔ ՍՍ (Struck in the city of Sis)

Bibliography:  Apparent unpublished type

3 Related People

Gosdantin IV
Armenian

1373
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Sis
Armenian


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