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Why purchase "Money of the Bible" for your bookshelf?
One of the field's most distinguished scholars and author, Kenneth E. Bressett, takes us on a sumptuous journey through the history of the Holy Lands with this 120 page, full-color, hardcover book. Biblical passages throughout help to guide your knowledge of coinage, commerce, locations, and religion to make a case for the significance and meaning behind Biblical coinage. Published by Whitman Publishing, the first edition of the book won the 2006 Best Specialized Book Award for World Coins from the Numismatic Literary Guild. This much improved second edition, released in 2007, contains updated information with new photographs and new research.
Money is mentioned frequently within the pages of the Bible, in both Old and New Testaments. Kenneth E. Bressett's "Money of the Bible" 2nd Edition is both a Biblical and numismatic reference. It includes detailed research on how the Bible was written, with descriptions of coins mentioned in both the Old and New Testaments, as well as the parables and lessons taught by Jesus. Bressett even provides his own expert advice on how to collect Biblical coins. His decades of scholarly research continues in this second edition, with elaborations on far ranging topics such as ancient commerce, the beginnings of Christianity, and Biblical study.
This gorgeous reference book is a "must have" companion to your collection of coins from the time of the Bible. It makes your study of Biblical coins come alive with detailed historical information, Bible passages, and wonderful photographs of the Holy Lands and artifacts of the Bible.
Purchase this award-winning volume from MCM today!
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Ancient coins are an excellent way to learn historical facts and gain a unique assortment. Take a look at five fascinating coins available at ModernCoinMart to get your ancient coin collection started!
Have you ever been interested in the wide field of numismatics known as "Ancients?" These historically-rich coins range from late issues of the Byzantines Empire to the first coins ever struck. With a ancient coins rapidly growing in popularity, there has never been a better time to add these authentic coins to your collection.
ModernCoinMart has added ancient coins to their inventory, and they are starting out their collection with a coin that is over 2,000 years old -- the Widow's Mite.
Before you decide to just go out and make your first coin purchase, you need to make sure you have all the supplies necessary to be successful.
Where did coins first appear? Coins appear in archaeological record around 650 BC and the ancient civilizations in Anatolia, Greece, India and China are likely candidates of coin collecting.