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This Silver drachma coin comes from the reign of Azes II, king of Bactria, present day Afghanistan, from 35 B.C. to A.D. 5. He was a political descendant of Alexandar the Great, who brought Greek culture to the East.
- Contains .01 oz Silver.
- Comes in a protective deluxe folder with a historical story and a certificate of authenticity.
- Obverse: Legend in Greek.
- Reverse: Legend in Indian, making this coinage among the earliest bilingual coinage.
These Biblical Silver coins are collectible and educational. Add this Silver the Magi coin to your order today!
Much of Azes' coinage was issued before the birth of Christ, but some had to be struck on the day of Christ's birth, and all were in circulation when Christ lived.
The Magi, Caspar (or Gaspar), Melchior and Balthazar, were thought to be court astrologers from the east. Many scholars believe Caspar to have been a representative sent by "The Great King" Azes II of ancient Bactria to the Holy Land to pay homage to the newborn Jesus.
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|Mint Mark:||Not Shown|
|Metal Content:||0.01 troy oz|