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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Levon I (minted under)
Culture:Armenian; Cilician
Title:Coronation Tram of Levon I
Date Made:1198
Type:Coin/Money
Materials:Silver
Place Made:Asia; Near East; Turkey; Cilicia
Measurements:22mm; 2.915g
Accession Number:  MH 2004.13.573
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Nathan Whitman
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Description:
Obverse: The Virgin, nimabte and orans, standing facing, receiving Levon kneeling left, head facing. Above, ray(?) emanating from curve, Pellet between; + Armenian legend
Reverse: Heraldic grouping of two lions rampant, facing outwards with heads reverted, with long Greek cross between; + Armenian legend

Tags:
numismatics

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Levon I (minted under)
Tram of Levon I
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