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From the history of Armenian coins. 1.First Armenian coins


The coins of kings of Sophene (Tsopk) dated to the second half of the 3rd century BC are believed to the first Armenian coins.
Coat of arms of Erivan (Yerevan 1843 y.)


On the green field silver Echmiatsin church with golden domes and crosses.
Coat of arms of Tiflis


Coat of arms of Tiflis (1843) consisted of two parts:
POTTERY


In traditional housekeeping at Armenians the pottery prevailed.
ARMENIAN CROSS STONES (KHACHKARS) A. L. Yakobson


A. L. Yakobson ARMENIAN CROSS STONES
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Khachkar commemorating Armenian Genocide installed in Chicago


22:00, 05.11.2015

Representatives of Chicago's Armenian community gathered at St. James Armenian Church in Evanston city on October 25 to take part in the opening of a traditional khachkar (stone cross),Chicago Tribune? reports. ? 

Khajag Barsamian, archbishop of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of American, led the ceremony, dedicated to "the uniquely Armenian monument in honor of the canonization of over 1.5 million martyrs of the 1915 Armenian Genocide."

Last April world leaders attended ceremonies commemorating the Armenians killed in the Ottoman Turkey a century ago, the newspaper writes.

According to Rev. Hovhan Khoja-Eynatyan, the pastor of St. James, the khachkar "was carved out of tuff stone in Armenia this summer and then shipped to Evanston."

It's noteworthy that on the day of khachkar opening, the Armenian community of Chicago was celebrating its 70th anniversary.? 
source: http://news.am


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