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Justin II, Copper, Half Follis, Nikomedeia, 574/575

 
 

Obverse

Justin II and Sophia enthroned.

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Reverse

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

Exergue

NI

Obverse

Justin II and Sophia enthroned.

DNIVSTI-NVSPP

Reverse

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

Exergue

NI

Accession number BZC.1974.5.9
Ruler Justin II
Date of Reign 565–578
Associated Authority Sophia (wife of Justin II)
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Nikomedeia
Date 574/575
Diameter 23.0 mm
Weight 6.77 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Variant of DOC 1:233, no. 112 (no cross between heads).

MIBEC 97, no. 47a.

Acquisition History

From Henry Weller, 19 April 1974