Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Moroccan Seal of Solomon

Moroccan Seal of Solomon Marc Pelletier wrote a brilliant article that tries to answer the question:
Why did the Moroccan ruler My Sulayman [1792-1822 AD] use the Seal of Solomonon for his bronze Falus? It also answers the question why this shape appears on some Moroccan flags…
But how did this symbol (Seal of Solomon) succeed in rallying the population to bronze coins? It was seen as a protective magical icon and as endowed of it's original power as a buckler. Moreover, it's magical powers are multiplied by the fact that it also represent a pair of eyes - one upright, and the other flipped over - sharing a single pupil. It thus acts as a shield from the "evil eye". It is preponderant with it's magical power.

Comment by Yosef22Adar
Other Moroccan Coins:

                                                              1893 bronze 8-fels coin

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