THE AGE OF CHRISTIANITY: ANCIENT AND HISTORICAL 14 COIN COLLECTION

THE AGE OF CHRISTIANITY: ANCIENT AND HISTORICAL 14 COIN COLLECTION


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1330164

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Christianity is a religion based on the teachings of Jesus Christ—or, more accurately, on the teachings of Jesus as presented in the Gospels. This collection highlights key moments in the history of the Christian religion.

TYPICAL ASSEMBLAGE OF COINS-LIST MAY VARY

1. Judea, A. Jannaeus Lepton, 1st BCE

Country: Israel/Judea

Year of issue: 103-76 BCE

Ruler: Alexander Jannaeus

Denomination: Lepton

Material: Bronze

Weight: 0.3-1 g

Diameter: 11-13 mm

Obverse: Star

Reverse: Anchor


2. Judea, Herod the Great Prutah, 1st BCE

Country: Israel/Judea

Year of issue: 37-4 BCE

Ruler: Herod I the Great

Denomination: Prutah

Material: Bronze

Weight: 1.2-1.9 g

Diameter: 12-13.5 mm

Obverse: Anchor

Reverse: Double cornucopia


3. Bactria, Azes II Drachm, 1st BCE

Country: Bactria

Year of issue: 35-12 BCE

Ruler: Azes II

Denomination: Drachm

Material: Silver

Weight: 1.6-2.3 g

Diameter: 14.5-15.5 mm

Obverse: King Azes II on horse

Reverse: Standing figure of Kharoshthi


4. Indo-Parthia Gondophares Drachm, 1st CE

Country: Indo-Parthian

Year of issue: 20-55 CE

Ruler: Gondophares

Denomination: Drachm

Material: Bronze

Weight: 2.1-2.4 g

Diameter: 10.5-11.5 mm

Obverse: Bearded bust facing right.

Reverse: Pallas standing right with thunderbolt and shield.


5. Judea, Herod Agrippa I Prutah, 1st CE

Country: Israel/Judea

Year of issue: 37-44 CE

Ruler: Herod Agrippa I

Denomination: Prutah

Material: Bronze

Weight: 1.5-2.7 g

Diameter: 16.5-18.5 mm

Obverse: Umbrella

Reverse: Three ears barley


6. Rome, Emperor Gallienus Antoninianus, 3rd CE

Country: Rome

Year of issue: 253-268 CE

Ruler: Gallienus

Denomination: Antoninianus

Material: Bronze

Weight: 1-3 g

Diameter: 18-22.5 mm

Obverse: Portrait of emperor

Reverse: Various contemporary political, military and religious themes.


7. Rome, Constantine the Great Nummus, 4th CE

Country: Rome

Year of issue: 307-337 CE

Ruler: Constantine I The Great

Denomination: Nummus

Material: Bronze

Weight: 1.5-3.5 g

Diameter: 15-23 mm Obverse: Portrait of emperor

Reverse: Various contemporary political, military and religious themes.


8. Rome, Constantinopolis Bronze 4th CE

Country: Rome

Year of issue: 330-346 CE

Ruler: Constantine the Great

Denomination: AE 2 or 3

Material: Bronze

Weight: 1.4-2.5 g

Diameter: 15-19 mm Obverse: Commemorative, helmeted city goddess

Reverse: 1. Victory or 2. soldiers


9. Rome, Theodosius I Bronze 4th CE

Country: Rome

Year of issue: 379-395 CE

Ruler: Theodosius I

Denomination: AE 2 or 3

Material: Bronze

Weight: 0.9-2.5 g

Diameter:10.5-16.2 mm

Obverse: Portrait of emperor

Reverse: Various contemporary political, military and religious themes.


10. Persia, Khosrau II Dirham 6th CE

Country: Persia

Year of issue: 591-628 CE

Ruler: Khosrau II

Denomination: Dirham

Material: Silver

Weight: 2.5-4 g

Diameter: 26-33 mm

Obverse: Khosrau II wears crown surmounted by globe

Reverse: Fire altar


11. Byzantine, Trachy 12th-13th CE

Country: Byzantine

Year of issue: 1143-1203 CE

Ruler: Mixed rulers.

Denomination: Trachy

Material: Billon

Weight: 2.2-4.3 g

Diameter: 20.5-29.5 mm

Obverse: Christ seated on throne wearing nimbus

Reverse: Virgin and emperor facing


12. Armenia, Trams, Tanka, or Kardez 13th -14th CE

Country: Armenia

Year of issue: 1226-1375 CE

Ruler: Mixed kings

Denomination: Trams, Tanka or Kardez

Material: Copper

Weight: 1.9-4.4 g

Diameter: 16-24 mm

Obverse: Kings of Armenia

Reverse: Various crosses-single or double


13. Hungary, Parvus 13th-14th CE

Country: Hungary

Year of issue: 1387-1437 CE

Ruler: Sigismund I of Luxembourg

Denomination: Parvus

Material: Silver

Weight: 0.2-0.3 g

Diameter: 7.5-8.5 mm

Obverse: Four part shield

Reverse: Crusader cross with four crowns


14. Hungary, Denar 16th CE

Country: Hungary

Year of issue: 1500-1600 CE

Ruler: Mixed rulers

Denomination: Denar

Material: Silver

Weight: 0.5-0.6 g

Diameter: 15.5-16 mm

Obverse: Madonna/child

Reverse: Coat of arms


Each coin is protected in an archival capsule and beautifully displayed in a deluxe custom made cherry hardwood case. Each collection comes with an informational booklet, certificate of authenticity, and a plaque inscribed with a list of the coins. The deluxe case is packaged in an attractive black gift box. Box measures 12 5/8" x 6” x 2”.