Byzantine Follis Bronze 'Jesus' Coin in 925 Silver Pendant - 950 A.D

$420.00
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JCP85
ISBN: / EAN:
7290116174266

Authentic byzantine coin from 950 A.D set in a 925 sterling silver round frame pendant.

The front of this coin has an image of Jesus Christ and the back is written "JESUS CHRIST KING of KINGS" in Latin. "IHSUS - XRISTUS - BASILEU - BASILE"

Weight: 19.71 grams.
Size:  1.4" inch / 3.6 cm.
Made in Jerusalem.

Authentic byzantine coin from 950 A.D set in a 925 sterling silver round frame pendant.

For more than 100 years, the minting of Follis denomination Byzantine coins was dominated with purely religious Christian motifs which included included this Jesus Christ coin. 

Weight: 19.71 grams.
Size:  1.4" inch / 3.6 cm.
Made in Jerusalem.

The front of this coin has an image of Jesus Christ and the back is written "JESUS CHRIST KING of KINGS" in Latin. "IHSUS - XRISTUS - BASILEU - BASILE"

In the late Byzantine period some kings decided to remove their image of the coins and put Jesus the pantocrator image. The reason for this was to promote Christianity. 

"These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those who are with Him are the called and chosen and faithful." (Revelation 17:14) 

Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export.

All ancient coin jewelry shipped direct from Jerusalem.

You are welcome to visit us at 24 Christian Quarter Road in the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel.

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