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Justinian II, Copper, Follis, Carthage, 694/695?

 
 

Obverse

Justinian II standing, bearded (?), wearing chlamys and crown with cross on circlet. Globus cruciger in right hand, akakia in left hand. Monogram in right field.

Reverse

with imperial monogram (T with attached N to right and attached beneath) above, H|K in left field, Λ in right field, and [Γ] below.

Obverse

Justinian II standing, bearded (?), wearing chlamys and crown with cross on circlet. Globus cruciger in right hand, akakia in left hand. Monogram in right field.

Reverse

with imperial monogram (T with attached N to right and attached beneath) above, H|K in left field, Λ in right field, and [Γ] below.

Accession number BZC.2009.036
Catalogue ID as DOC 2.2:590, no. 33
Ruler Justinian II
Date of Reign 685–695, 705–711
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Carthage
Date 694/695?
Diameter 17.0 mm
Weight 3.25 g
Relation of Dies 1:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Hahn suggests rightly that Η stands for the 8th indiction, while Κ and  are part of the mint mark Κ (MIB 3:173). He sees a redundant kappa in the exergue, but on the DO specimen only  can be read.

MIB 3:265, no. 56.

Acquisition History

From Goldberg Sale 55, 30 October 2009 (Christov collection), lot 493