Cubit prop used in the original hit television series. The cast gold metal prop currency was custom made for use on the production, each rectangular piece bearing Galactica and Colonial insignias on the face and verso. Cubits were the primary unit of currency used on the series, and were most often seen during sequences where characters such as "Starbuck" (Dirk Benedict) and other principle cast members would meet or gamble in the Viper Pilot lounge area and play Poker or the futuristic game "Pyramid". Are a form of government-regulated currency used throughout the Twelve Colonies in both the.In vintage very good to fine condition. The first three pictures are the exact cubit you will receive so please reference them for condition. The last three pictures are screen grabs featuring cubits from the. A Copy of the original COA will be provided. Is an ancient unit of measurement used by various civilizations (varying in size between them). It is mentioned several times in the Bible. Most prominently in the Old Testament. Descriptions of Noah's Ark. And the Temple of Solomon. The natural cubit is based on the distance between thumb and another finger to the elbow on an average person, around 1.5 feet. As a system of currency, the Cubit is somewhat analogous to the Euro. The international currency of much of the European Union.
Cubits, like Euros, are universally accepted across all twelve Colonies and were the common currency long before the federal government was established with the signing of the Articles of Colonization. The artwork for the Colonial cubits used in the show includes the phrase "Seventh Millennium of Time".
This is a nod to the Original Series. As that series's opening.Is set just before the seventh millennium. The artwork also includes a previous concept of the Colonial "bird" seal drawn by Ken Rabehl. All text and numbers on the Colonial cubits used in the show use the typeface Abduction.
The item "1978-1979 Battlestar Galactica Cubit (Original Screen Used TV Prop)" is in sale since Tuesday, February 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Television Memorabilia\Props\Originals". The seller is "jeleve" and is located in Carmel, Indiana.
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