BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Justin II AD 565-578.AE.1/2 Follis "Moneta Militaris Imitativa"Mint of CYZICUS.

Ancient Coins - BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Justin II AD 565-578.AE.1/2 Follis "Moneta Militaris Imitativa"Mint of CYZICUS.
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BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Justin II AD 565-578.AE.1/2 Follis " Moneta Militaris Imitativa" Mint of CYZICUS.
( 3.86g, 19mm, 6h ).
Enthroned facing figures of Justin II ( left ) holding globus cruciger and the empress Sophia ( right ) holding sceptre in right hand across right shoulder.
Reverse.Uncial letter K, downwards left ANNO to right regnal year X (frozen"regnal year 10) above cross and in exergue mint-signature KYZ.
Ref:MIB II 93a.
Very fine or better,  earthern deposit in fields.

This issue was struck at an unknown location imitating a half follis from the mint of Cyzicus and bearing the frozen regnal year 10.They are considered to be an issue of a travelling military mint - in connection with the wars against the Persians.
Preis SKU: BYZ663
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