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The Bible says “there came from the east wise men who came from the east to Jerusalem, Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? For we have see his star in the east, and are come to worship him.†Matthew (2:1-2) Sixth century A.D. tradition placed the number of wise men at three, probably, because of the three gifts given to the Christ child; the names of the three: Gaspard, Melchior, and Balthazar. The following are reproductions of the coins in the set Coins of the Wise Men:King Azes II, of Baktria, silver drachm minted 5 BC - 5 AD; King Phraates IV of Parthia, silver drachm minted in between 38 BC- 2 AD; and King Aretas IV of Nabathea, AE 17 bronze, minted 9 BC – 40 AD. This 5"x7" collection are are replicas of original coins. The are not original coins. These historic replicas are part of the REPRODUCTION section. All coins have the word COPY stamped on the reverse. We accept PayPal for payment. For domestic shipments we use USPS First Class Mail for $3.00 for one set or $4.00 two or more sets. Priority Mail is available for $5.00. We us Priority Mail International flat rate envelope for $13.00 for international shipments. Please sign up for our free newsletter for new gift and holiday suggestions.

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