Byzantine Gold Histamenon (Michael VII) 1071-1078AD NGC VF
AV Histamenon nomisma (Scyphate): Hold history in your hands!
This Gold coin is from the reign of Michael VII, who was Byzantine emperor from A.D. 1071-1078. The coin has a weight of 4.26 grams and a purity of 16 karats, so its actual Gold weight is approximately 0.0913 oz.
The obverse features a bust of Christ, and the reverse shows a Bust of Michael VII. The coin is graded Very Fine by NGC with strike rating of 3/5 and a surface rating of 2/5. This is a very nice cup shaped coin considering it is more than 900 years old!
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|Metal Content:||0.0913 troy oz|