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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : African : Pre AD 1000 item #1417837 (stock #6349)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Rare coin from the ancient Aksumite Empire- King Armah (Ashama Ibn Abjar) circa 600-640 CE, located in what is now Ethiopia. This important yet obscure Kingdom lasted from 400BCE to 1000CE, and was one of the first major civilizations adopt Christianity as a state religion in 356CE. Obverse: Seated King. Reverse: cross between two palm branches. There is a trace of gold in the center of the cross. D: 17mm. Free shipping.