Byzantine Miliaresion Coin (867 - 886)
This coin is a reproduction of a Byzantine miliaresion minted by Basil the 1st between 867-886.
The miliaresion coin refers to a silver type of coin minted in Byzantine between the 8th-11th centuries. A popular coin in trade Byzantine coins have been found in archaeological finds such as the Spillings Hoard in Sweden and was most likely carried there by a member of the Varangian Guard returning home from service.
This coin measures 26mm in diameter.
These coins are hand stamped by a passionate reenactor who performs historical coin minting demonstrations. As each coin is hand stamped small variations may exist adding to the hand made character of the coins.
Each coin measures 27mm in diameter.
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Made from high-quality pewter.