Byzantine Gold coinsThough the official fall of Rome is set at 476 AD, I will use Jovian (364) as the first Byzantine Emperor because his rule re-established Christianity as the official religion of the Empire after a brief return to paganism under his predecessor Julian. From his reign onward through the 15th century Christianity remained the dominant religio-politcal force of the Eastern and Western Empire.
Gold medallion with the face of a bearded King. Two drill holes on each side for wearing. Probably belonged to a royal family. Persian 500 BC 1 Chapter Along with piercings came the popularity of gold and metals for jewelry, house hold items and adornment