14k Gold Filled Genuine Ancient Byzantine Coin Necklace (Christ, King of Kings; 976-1028 A.D.)

14k Gold Filled Genuine Ancient Byzantine Coin Necklace (Christ, King

$282.00

Material
This delicate charm necklace features a genuine Byzantine Christ, King of Kings coin from 976-1028 A.D. set with a 14k gold filled bezel setting.

This coin was made anonymously in place of the official coins that depicted the Byzantine emperor. They replace him with the bust of Jesus Christ with a halo around his head. On the back, they are inscribed with "XRSTUS / bASILEU / bASILE" meaning "Christ, King of Kings" To have one of these coins in your possession was seen as a sign of prestige throughout the rest of the Byzantine empire.

* Very Clear Christ, King of Kings Coin - Anonymous Follis Mint (Byzantine Empire)
* Front: Bust of Jesus Christ with Halo, Holding the Gospel
* Back: XRSTUS / bASILEU / bASILE
* Charm Drop: 43.4 mm/1.71 inches
* Coin Height: 33 mm/1.3 inches
* Necklace Length: Pendant Only, 16, 18, or 20 inches
* 14k Gold Filled Rope Chain and Spring Ring Clasp

** PLEASE NOTE: This is the exact coin you will receive! As all of these ancient coins were made by hand (and have aged thousands of years), they all have unique shapes and printings; and are therefore one of a kind.

*** ALSO NOTE: Necklace comes with a card of authenticity.