Codex Gigas – Devil’s Bible

Equatorial Guinea Codex Gigas Devil bible Silver Coin

The Devils Bible. A unique manuscript from medieval times. Will you join the dark side? Issued by Equatorial Guinea.

The Codex Gigas (English: Giant Book) is the largest extant medieval manuscript in the world. It is also known as the Devil’s Bible because of a large illustration of the devil on the inside and the legend surrounding its creation. It is thought to have been created in the early 12th century in the Benedictine monastery of Podlasice in Bohemia (modern Czech Republic). It contains the Vulgate Bible as well as many historical documents all written in Latin. During the Thirty Years War in 1648, the entire collection was taken as war booty by the Swedish where it can be seen today.

Key selling points

  • Coulored coin
  • 1oz pure silver
  • Unique (dark) motive

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Article IDGQ1601
CountryEquatorial Guinea
Face Value1000 Francs
Weight1 oz (31.1 g)
Diameter38.61 mm
Mintage999 pcs.
Scope of DeliveryCapsule, Box / Case, Certificate of Authenticity
Special FeaturesColoured
Few left at NumisCollect

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