After Rome fell, Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, continued for nearly 1,000 years. It became the guardian of antiquity and cradle of Christianity… the most sophisticated civilization of its time. Writing, ideas and trade flourished, and a fascinating variety of coins were produced, surviving for you to enjoy today. Now add great prestige to your collection with these genuine bronze ancients struck over 1,375 years ago in the Byzantine Empire.
Known as Justinian the Great, he tried to revive the empire and regain Roman territory lost to invaders in the 5th century