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Justinian II, Copper, Half Follis, Constantinople, 705-711

 
 

Obverse

At left, bust of Justinian II with short beard. At right, bust of Tiberios III, smaller and beardless. Each wears chlamys and crown with cross. They hold between them patriarchal cross with X’s at intersections. Inscription illegible.

Reverse

with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, X in right field, and B below.

Obverse

At left, bust of Justinian II with short beard. At right, bust of Tiberios III, smaller and beardless. Each wears chlamys and crown with cross. They hold between them patriarchal cross with X’s at intersections. Inscription illegible.

Reverse

with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, X in right field, and B below.

Accession number BZC.1971.25.20
Ruler Justinian II
Date of Reign 685–695, 705–711
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 705711
Diameter 15.0 mm
Weight 1.87 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Variant of DOC 2.2:657, no. 14b.

MIB 3:275, no. 45.

Acquisition History

Gift of Philip Grierson, 16 March 1971