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Justin II, Copper, Half Follis, Constantinople, 572/573

 
 

Obverse

Justin II on left and Sophia on right, both seated, nimbate, and on double lyre-backed thrones. Justin II holds globus cruciger in right hand. Sophia holds cruciform scepter in right hand.

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Reverse

with Christogram () above, E below, |N|N|O in left field, and II in right field.

Obverse

Justin II on left and Sophia on right, both seated, nimbate, and on double lyre-backed thrones. Justin II holds globus cruciger in right hand. Sophia holds cruciform scepter in right hand.

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Reverse

with Christogram () above, E below, |N|N|O in left field, and II in right field.

Accession number BZC.1967.17.9
Ruler Justin II
Date of Reign 565–578
Associated Authority Sophia (wife of Justin II)
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 572/573
Diameter 23.0 mm
Weight 8.3 g
Relation of Dies 7:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 1:216, no. 53.

MIBEC 95, no. 44c.

Acquisition History

Purchased from Henry Weller, 17 May 1967