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These coins can be traced back to a documented Roman coin hoard—read below to learn exactly where, when, and how they was found! To clarify, one purchase equals one coin.
These bronze nummi of the Epfig Hoard depict the emperor Constantine the Great (307 - 337 AD). They have been graded Extra Fine, meaning that almost all of the details on both sides are in pristine condition. They're hard to photograph, and look much better in person!
We only have 28 of these available for purchase as of July 21st.
The Epfig Hoard was a collection of 14,000 Roman coins discovered in 2010 by workers digging a new sewage system near the village of Epfig, France. The hoard contained a variety of Constantinian bronze coins, including portraits of Constantine the Great and his three sons Constans, Constantius II, and Constantine II among others. French authorities kept these coins for a few years while they were studied and catalogued, before auctioning them to the public. This coin can trace its provenance directly to this amazing discovery!
Constantine I (also known as Constantine the Great) was one of the most famous emperors to rule the Roman Empire. Notably, he became the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity, and moved the Roman capital city to Byzantium (renaming it Constantinople).
These coins have been authenticated by NGC, and their authenticity can be verified in their database (click here).
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Actually, many relics are able to be owned by anyone.
Typically, museums only want to display items that are either very rare or incredibly well preserved. This leaves many items that don't make the cut, and these are able to be owned by individuals.
While the items we sell aren't "museum grade," they still carry with them the same amount of history and uniqueness. Each relic was still hand made by a person, hundreds or even thousands of years ago.
One of our core values is not to damage or alter any of the artifacts we sell.
History needs to be preserved—after all, there is a limited amount of it that survives—but it is also something to be shared with the masses. For this reason, we put our relics in sturdy display cases that are safe to handle, but are mindful that someday the relic may need to be taken out again.
No glue or resin holds the items in place. Instead, we're developed our own method for holding the relics securely in their displays using pressure alone. In fact, any of our relics can be removed in their original condition by simply opening the display case.
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