Risen Sun: The First Coin of Jesus Christ (Mini Album)

RISENSUN-MINI
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Risen Sun: The First Coin of Jesus Christ (Mini Album)

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  • Order Code: RISENSUN-MINI
  • Weight/Dimensions: 12.5 g | 3.25 x 3.25 x 0.1
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This bronze Roman coin, issued by the first Christian Emperor, features on its reverse Constantine’s conception of Jesus: the Risen Sun/Son. While the pagan Sol Invictus appeared on previous Roman coinage, this is the earliest example of Sol as a stand-in for Jesus Himself. The nimbus of Sol becomes the halo of Christ, just as the Sun God becomes the Son of God. Thus, it could be argued that this is the first coin of Jesus Christ.