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Justin II, Silver, Light Half Siliqua, Carthage, 565-567

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Justin II facing right and wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and diadem. 

[  ]ΝIΥSΤI  NVSΡΡ

Reverse

Carthage standing and holding ear of barley in each hand.

FLIS CRT

Obverse

Bust of Justin II facing right and wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and diadem. 

[  ]ΝIΥSΤI  NVSΡΡ

Reverse

Carthage standing and holding ear of barley in each hand.

FLIS CRT

Accession number BZC.2015.010
Ruler Justin II
Date of Reign 565–578
Metal Silver
Denomination Light Half Siliqua
Mint Carthage
Date 565567
Diameter 12.0 x 16.0 mm
Weight 0.89 g
Relation of Dies 7:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Error in the reverse inscription: FELIS for FELIX.

MIBEC 89, no. 31a.

Acquisition History

Elsen Sale 125, 13 June 2015, no. 518, from Henri Pottier collection