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Justin II, Copper, Follis, Kyzikos, 567/568

 
 

Obverse

Justin II and Sophia enthroned. Cross between their heads.

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Reverse

with cross above, below, |N|N|O in left field, and I|II in right field.

Exergue

KVZ

Obverse

Justin II and Sophia enthroned. Cross between their heads.

 [   ]STIN-NVSP[    ]

Reverse

with cross above, below, |N|N|O in left field, and I|II in right field.

Exergue

KVZ

Accession number BZC.1973.10
Catalogue ID as DOC 1:234, no. 117b
Ruler Justin II
Date of Reign 565–578
Associated Authority Sophia (wife of Justin II)
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Kyzikos
Date 567/568
Diameter 30.0 mm
Weight 13.74 g
Relation of Dies 7:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Note the blundered obverse inscription.

MIBEC 98, no. 50b (Hahn also discusses the blundered obverse inscription on p. 22).

Acquisition History

From Matterhorn Trading Company, 18 May 1973, acquired in Turkey