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Indo-Scythian Silver Drachm (c.58 BC) XF (Money of the Bible)

Indo-Scythian Silver Drachm (c.58 BC) XF (Money of the Bible)

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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 Israel to pay homage to Christ.

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  • Indo Scythian Silver Drachms. Struck in the first century BC.
  • This listing is for a single coin.
  • These coins will be in Extra Fine condition.
  • Obverse: King standing, holding winged victory.
  • Reverse: Bactrian Horseman.
  • Money referenced in the Bible.

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Biblical Silver Coins
This Silver Drachma is from the reign of Azes II. Azes II was king of Bactria - present day Afghanistan - from 35 BC to 5 AD. He was a political descendant of Alexander the Great, who brought Greek culture to the East. The obverse legend of the coin is in Greek and the reverse in Indian script, making this among the earliest bilingual coinage. Much of Azes's 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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Posted By:K.M.A.

From:Metro Detroit

Date:Oct 25, 2023

Excellent Condition

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Happy with the purchase. I bought 2 and gave one as a gift. They were both in excellent condition. A little smaller than I thought they'd be, but still very happy.


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