Greetings in the name of His Majesty Haile Selassie I, Rastafari...Jah Live. I am searching for some information regarding a picture of a throne. I ll try toMessage 1 of 3 , Aug 7, 2002View SourceGreetings in the name of His Majesty Haile Selassie I,
I am searching for some information regarding a picture of a throne.
I'll try to simply describe it the best that I can. It shows a very
ornate throne with angels on either side. One of the angels is
holding a balance and the other holds a flower. In front of the
throne stands a lion holding the Ethiopian flag in his arm. On the
backrest of the throne is the star of David.
HERE IS WHAT I NEED: All around the edges of the backrest there is
lettering. I cannot make out what type of lettering it is....looks
maybe ethiopian or some kind of arabic or americ.
If anybody recognizes the picture I am speaking of and can help me
figure out the lettering, it would be greatly appreciated. Both the
exact translation and the letters themselves would be most helpful.
Thank you very much for any and all help!
Greetings! What you seek is referred to on page 152 of Dennis Gill s The Coinage of Ethiopia et al. It is the royal Coat of Arms of Ethiopia. It is describedMessage 2 of 3 , Aug 7, 2002View SourceGreetings!
What you seek is referred to on page 152 of Dennis Gill's The Coinage
of Ethiopia et al.
It is the royal Coat of Arms of Ethiopia.
It is described as:
"Throne of Solomon between two angels, one holding a sword and scales
of justice, the other a sword and a sprig. A six pointed star is
depicted on the throne with an open Bible and the Ark of the Covenant
symbolized above. In the forground is a crowned Lion passant facing
right, carrying standard. Below in small lettering "The Lion of the
Tribe of Judah hath Conquered." The above is covered by a crowned,
draped canopy. There are a few sprigs above the coat of arms, and
below it is the legend "Ethiopia Shall Stretch Forth Her Hands to
It's represented on the fourth and fifth issue of gold pieces
commemmorating His Coronation on Nov. 2, 1930, which I collect and
sell, as with all Ethiopian and Selassie I medals, orders and awards.
I hope that helped!
Blessings and I-tection, everytime!
its hard to find a good photo online of the seal: http://www.dreamwater.net/regiment/RoyalArk/Ethiopia/Eth-armsbig.gif http://psokolovsky.tripod.com/crown.pngMessage 3 of 3 , Aug 7, 2002View Sourceits hard to find a good photo online of the seal:
somewhere i saw a full poster w/ good detail, but it was not for sale