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Coin of Axum

Coin of Axum


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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Numismatics: Coins: African: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1417837

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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.
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