Byzantine Empire, Emperor Michael III, Gold Solidus coin.
MICHAEL III, 'The Drunkard'. 842-867 AD. AV Solidus (2.8 gm). Constantinople mint. Struck 856-866 AD. IhSUS X RISTOS*, facing bust of Christ, cross behind head, raising hand in benediction, holding Gospels / +MI XAHL bASILE', facing bust of Michael, wearing crown and loros, holding labarum and akakia; cross to left. DOC III 3; SB 1688.
24K GOLD PLATED EMPEROR MICHAEL III SOLIDUS COIN
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- These coins are made with a thin layer of 24K Gold (Au)plating on a silver (Ag) plated copper. The inner core of each coin is copper (Cu) and/or nickel (Ni) and/or tin (Sn).
All coins are lead (Pb) free products.
All coins offered have no ferromagnetic properties. Not attracted by magnets.
Au, Ag, Cu, Ni, Pb and Sn are metallic chemical elements.
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