The first Roman Emperor to adopt Christianity, Constantine the Great, built a new Roman capital in the eastern part of the Empire. In 330 CE Constantinople became the administrative center of the Empire. Within two hundred years, Constantinople rose as a center of Christianity and the major city of Byzantium or the Byzantine Empire.
This Historical Replica Set includes two sided reproductions of four Byzantine coins.
* The first replica is a medallion of Constantine I, the first Christian Roman Emperor
* Three portraits of Christ complete the set. The originals of these coins were struck during the thousand year history of the Byzantine Empire.
This Historical Replica Set includes four (4) double-sided Replica coins! These coins are replicas and made of lead free pewter. Each coin is marked "COPY" on the reverse as required by the Hobby Protection Act. Made in the USA. Comes attached to an 5" x 7" Informational Card.
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