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

$420.00

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. 

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. 

Weight: 19.71 grams.
Size:  1.4" inch / 3.6 cm diameter.
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. 

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) 

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

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

All biblical jewelry shipped direct from Jerusalem.

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

Our shop specializes in selling antiquities, and we are licensed by the Israel Antiquities Authority as an authorized dealer.

You will also find many other gifts made in Israel on our site, including Roman glass jewelry, olive wood figures, and other unique gifts from the Old City.

 

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