An authentic copper coin from the Byzantine Empire set in 14ct. gold with three sparkling diamonds. From the time of Basil II, circa 976-1025 A.D. This coin shows the facing bust of Christ wearing nimbus cruciger (robe and crown) and holding the gospels in each hand. The obverse side displaying text "IHSUS XRISTUS BASILEU BASILE" which translates to "Jesus Christ King of Kings".