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

Ancient Coins - BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Justin II AD 565-578.AE.Follis "Moneta Militaris Imitativa"Mint of CYZICUS.
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BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Justin II AD 565-578.AE.Follis "Moneta Militaris Imitativa"Mint of CYZICUS.( 9.27g, 28mm, 12h ).
DN I(VSTI)NV...,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 M, downwards left ANNO to right X (frozen"regnal year 10)
between limbs officiana letter A, above cross and in exergue mint-signature KYZ.
Ref:MIB II 90b.
Good very fine, two edge chips, reverse dig after mint-signature, earthern deposit in fields.

This issue was struck at an unknown location imitating a follis from the mint of Cyzicus bearing the frozen regnal year 10, all known dies bear the officina letter A.They are considered to be an issue of a travelling military mint - in connection with the wars against the Persians.

Above average grade for issue.
Preis SKU: BYZ359
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