Byzantine Empire Time of Basil II-Constantine VIII. VERY LARGE ANCIENT BYZANTINE COIN. AE (bronze) Follis Class A2 34mm 20.47gm large and very heavy for this issue--typically 10-15g and 30mm or under.
1/2 dollar which is is 30.6mm and only 11.34gm; nearly as large as large U. Which is 38mm and 22.7g. +EMMA-NOVH, bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger with two pellets in each limb and empty in each quarter, pallium and colobium, book of Gospels decorated with jewels/dots in both hands, IC-XC (barred) across fields.
Reverse: +IhSS / XRISTS / bASIL / bASIL. Jesus Christ King of Kings. In Greek legend in four lines. NGC Certified Ancient and graded Ch VF (Choice Very Fine) 3/5, 5/5--gorgeous coin with a very large portrait of Christ! All illustrations are of the actual item offered.
The authenticity of all pieces is fully guaranteed. The item "JESUS CHRIST NGC Choice VF HUGE 34mm 20g King of Kings Ancient Byzantine Coin" is in sale since Friday, October 11, 2019.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Byzantine (300-1400 AD)". The seller is "zeus_gallery" and is located in Beverly Hills, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.