Primary Contact: Sajdah Wendy Muhammad
Secondary Contact: Qudisah Muhammad
Transforming Old Copper Gutters and Downspouts into Gradable Commemorative Coins
(Black PR Wire) CHICAGO, June 15, 2021 – The former home of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad at 4847 South Woodlawn Avenue in Chicago Illinois turns 119 years old this year. Built, in 1902, the home is currently being renovated and transformed into a House Museum by Business Developer, Wendy Muhammad. Most renovation and preservation projects do not include careful restoration of old materials, like converting copper gutters and downspouts into commemorative collectible coins.
Coins have a rich history, making collecting them a rewarding hobby. People collect coins for many reasons, including historic or artistic value, or to invest in coins for potential long-term profit. But to collect a coin, made of the old copper that was removed from the home of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad, is a rare treasure, to say the least.
Each Elijah Coin™ is 1 ounce of pure copper that has been pressed, cleaned, melted at 1,983 degrees Fahrenheit and molded into a commemorative coin, graded by Independent Coin Graders (ICG), who have been grading and authenticating coins, tokens and medals from around the world for collectors and dealers since 1998. ICG uses a unique, state-of-the-art, tamper-resistant holder with a custom hologram system and specialty plastics making the holder one of the least counterfeited in the industry.
The coins are laden with spiritual significance, including 24 stars surrounding an etched image of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad on the front. The traditional “In God We Trust” that is typically seen on coins is replaced with the phrase, “In The Name of Allah”. The back of the coin includes an etching of the House Museum with the phrase “He Lives” written above the Arabic phrase “La Illaha Illallah” which in English means “There Is No God But Allah”.
The Honorable Elijah Muhammad was quoted as saying, “When they find out Who I am they will rip the bark off the trees. I love and believe in the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad as the Messenger of Allah. Everything he touched, walked on or possessed is sacred to me and many Believers and Followers around the world. I am humbled that Allah has Entrusted me with the opportunity to preserve some of the history of His Messenger. We are focused on preserving as much of the history as possible. So, we are converting original copper gutters into coins, old fireplace mantels into tables and wood fragments into benches, for example”, says Business Developer and Proprietor, Wendy Muhamad.
The Sajdah House® Commemorative Elijah Coins also serve as a fundraiser and an opportunity for others to own a piece of history as well. There will be old windows and doors available for sale also.
Support the renovation and restoration of the former home of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad. Get your Limited-Edition Elijah Coin™ today. Visit SajdahHouse.com and use the discount code HEM4847 to obtain a 25% discount while supplies last.