A unique manuscript from medieval times. The Codex Gigas (English: Giant Book) is the largest extant medieval manuscript in the world. It is also known as the Devils 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 Podlaice 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 It contains the Vulgate Bible as well as many historical documents all written in Latin.During the Thirty Years War in 1648, the entire collection was taken as war booty by the Swedish where it can be seen today. Limited mintage to only 999 pcs worldwide! And please see our other listings for. More great coins & treasures.
The item "2016 CODEX GIGAS The Dark Side 1oz Silver Coin Equatorial Guinea DEVIL'S BIBLE" is in sale since Saturday, August 27, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Africa\Other African Coins". The seller is "son-montuno" and is located in Illinois.This item can be shipped worldwide.