Kartli/Iberia Coin of Prince Stephanos I

Illustration

Tedo Dundua
by geonumismatics.tsu.ge
published on 27 February 2018

Kartli/Iberia coin of Prince Stephanos I, first emission. Silver. Weight – 2,9 gr.

d=28mm.

Obverse: Ohrmazd IV to the right. Legend in Pehlevi: hrm – aphzu (Ohrmazd Augustus). This is placed within onefold circle of the dots. Four Georgian letters (Asomtavruli) on the edge of the coin – ႱႴႬႱ (=Stephanos), with four crescents on the sides.

Reverse: Cross on altar protected by two guardians. Date and name of the mint are unreadable, all placed within a twofold circle of the dots.

Mint: Unknown.
Nominal: Drachm (2,9gr.).
Date: 593-595 or 591(?).

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