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Numismatic roman and byzantine gold coins

George's Day was among the holidays that continued to be observed. Manuel i, comnenus 1143ad ancient medieval byzantine coin saint george i49972 in the fully developed western version, which developed as part of the golden legend, a dragon or crocodile makes its nest at the spring that provides water for the city of silene (perhaps modern cyrene in libya or the city of lydda in the holy land, depending on the source).