The British Museum holds a copper coin, which is exhibited for the first time in the world at the National Museum of Georgia.
This is the most important coin of the coins carved by King David IV the Builder. It has great historical significance for Georgia.
The inscription on this coin reflects the main features of the foreign policy of Georgia of the XI-XII centuries.
The obverse depicts King David the Builder in Byzantine clothing.
On it the crown is inlaid with a cross - in the right hand holds a scepter with a long cross, in the left hand holds a power with a cross.
The accompanying inscription mentions King David. On the reverse, in the center of the coin, a cross is depicted.
Around the cross there is a Georgian inscription: “king of Abkhazians, Kartvelians, Rans, Kakhs, Armenians.’- the coin with the accompanying inscription and the image is unique.