REIGN OF EMPEROR JOHN II COMNENUS (JOHN THE BEAUTIFUL). STRIKE 4/5 SURFACE 1/5 MASSIVE CUP SHAPE. REVERSE: JOHN II HOLDING A CROSS.JOHN II WAS RENOWN FOR HIS PIETY AND COURAGE AND RULED WITH JUSTICE AND MODERATION. HE WAS AN EXCEPTIONAL MILITARY STRATEGIST AND A WISE AND TEMPERATE RULER IN AN OTHERWISE RUTHLESS TIME. HE WAS CALLED "THE BEAUTIFUL" NOT FOR HIS LOOKS BUT FOR HIS INHERENT GOODNESS.
SCYPHATE (CUP SHAPED) CONTAINS 4.42 GRAMS GOLD SILVER ALLOY. 31 TO 32 MM IN DIAMETER. We cannot declare any package as a "gift", sampleetc.
The item "1118-1143 AD GOLD/ELECTRUM ASPRON BYZANTINE EMPIRE JOHN II NGC ABOUT UNC 4/1" is in sale since Friday, December 12, 2014. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Byzantine (300-1400 AD)". The seller is "rarecoincollector" and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.