Basil II Byzantine Bronze Follis 976-1025 AD Coin Pendant

$550.00
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F-5252

Bronze Follis minted circa 976-1025 AD by Basil II during the Byzantine Empire.

Obverse: Bust of Christ.

Reverse: Legend IS XS Basile Basile (Jesus Christ King of Kings).

Custom set in a sterling silver bezel pendant with 14k yellow gold prongs, measuring approximately 1 and 3/4 inches from the top of the bail to the bottom of bezel, 1 and 3/8 inches across.

Circa 300 AD, Diocletian divides the Roman Empire into the west and the east.

491 AD - reign of Anastasius, start of Byzantine coinage.

1453 AD - Ottoman Turks, Muhammed the Conqueror captures Constantinople, fall of the Byzantine Empire.

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