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Home > Catalog > |Byzantine Coins| > |Macedonian Dynasty| > |Basil II| > BZ47167
Byzantine Empire, Basil II & Constantine VIII, c. 10 January 976 - 15 December 1025 A.D.
Chersonesus was colonized in the 6th century B.C. by Greek settlers from Heraclea Pontica. Its ancient ruins, located in one of Sevastopol's suburbs, are today an archaeological park and popular tourist attraction. Buildings mix influences of Greek, Roman and Byzantine culture and include a Greek temple and a Roman amphitheater.
BZ47167. Bronze AE 17, DOC III part 2, 21b; Anokhin 443; SBCV 1814 (retrograde variety), aVF, cast coinage, Cherson mint, weight 2.725g, maximum diameter 18.1mm, die axis 180o, 977 - 989 A.D.; obverse retrograde cruciform BACΛIOV monogram; reverse cruciform BACΛIOV monogram ; very rare; SOLD



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