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DOC 13 Justin II. A.D. 565-578. AV Tremissis. 1.50 gr. DN IVSTINVS PP AVI, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVCVSTORVH; Victory walking right, looking left, holding wreath and globe cross; star to right; mintmark CONOR. DO p. 201, 13. TextImage
DOC 301vJustin II AE 4 Pentanummi, Half Follis. Cherson mint. XEP NOC (sic), Justin & Sophia standing facing / Tiberius II standing facing, holding long cross; to right, cross above D. DOC I 301 var. (Maurice Tiberius; nimbate figures); Hahn, Group II; Anoxin 318; MIB II 161a var. (Note: Sear and MIB attribute these to Maurice Tiberius and Constantia) TextImage
Hahn 158Justin II, 565-578 AD, 8 Pentanummia. XEPCWNOC, Justin II and Sophia, standing. Justin holding cross on globe, Constantina on right, holding transverse sceptre surmounted by cross, both nimbate / Large H, to left Theodosius nimbate, standing, holding long staff topped by P-headed cross, cross above. Berk-356, Hahn-158. (Note: Sear and MIB attribute these to Maurice Tiberius and Constantia, Sear 605) TextImage
SB 344Justin II, AV solidus. AD 565-578. Constantinople. DN IVSTI-NVS PP AVG, helmeted, cuirassed bust facing, with slight beard, holding Victory on globe / VICTORI-A AVCCC and officina letter, Constantinopolis seated facing, looking right, holding sceptre and cross on globe. Mintmark CONOB. Sear Byz 344; MIB II 4.TextImage

SB 345
Justin II AV Solidus. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, helmeted facing bust, beardless, holding Victory on globe / VICTORIA AVCCC and officina letter, Constantinopolis enthroned facing, head right, holding sceptre and cross on globe; CONOB in ex.Text

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SB 346
Justin II AV Solidus. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, helmeted facing bust, beardless, holding Victory on globe / VICTORIA AVCCC and officina letter, Constantinopolis enthroned facing, head right, holding sceptre and cross on globe; star in field to left; mintmark CONOB. SB 346; DO 5.TextImage

SB 347
Justin II AV Solidus. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, helmeted facing bust, beardless, holding Victory on globe / VICTORIA AVCCC and officina letter, Constantinopolis enthroned facing, head right, holding sceptre and cross on globe; cross in field to left; mintmark CONOB. SB 347; DO 6.TextImage
SB 348Justin II, AV solidus. AD 565-578. Constantinople. DN IVSTI-NVS PP AVG, helmeted, cuirassed bust facing, with slight beard, holding Victory on globe and shield / VICTORI-A AVCCC and officina letter, Constantinopolis seated facing, looking right, holding sceptre and cross on globe. C in left field. Mintmark CONOB. Sear Byz 348; DO 7; MIB 3.TextImage

SB 351
Justin II. 565-578 AD. AV Lightweight Solidus (3.72 gm). Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding Victory on globe and shield / VICTORIA AVGGG and officina letter, Constantinopolis seated facing, head right, wearing plumed helmet, holding spear and plain globe; mintmark OBXX. DOC I 9-11; SB 351.TextImage

SB 352
Justin II. 565-578 AD. AV Semissis, 2.13 gm. Constantinople mint. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right VICTORIA AVGGG, Victory seated right, inscribing shield with stylus; star to left, reversed chi-rho to right; CONOB. DOC I 12; MIB II 10; SB 352.TextImage

SB 353
Justin II. A.D. 565-578. AV Tremissis. 1.484 gr. Constantinople. DN IVSTI NVS PP AVI, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM (sometimes ends with ORVH or ORVI), Victory advancing right, head left, holding wreath and cross on globe; star in right field; mintmark CONOB. DO 13-14; SB 353.TextImage
Sear 353
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Justin I, AR Siliqua struck from AV tremissis dies, poss. stolen in antiquity. AD 565-578. Constantinople. DN IVSTI-NVS PP AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM, Victory walking right, head left, holding wreath and cross on globe; star in right field; mintmark CONOB (used only on gold coins). AR version of DOC 13-14; SB 353.TextImage
SB 356Justin II, AR siliqua. AD 565-578. 18 mm, 1.95 g. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / GLORIA ROMANORVM, emperor, nimbate, standing front, looking right, holding sceptre and cross on globe. Star in right field. Mintmark COB. SB 356; DOC 10.TextImage

SB 360
Justin II and Sophia, AE Follis. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, Justin on left holding cross on globe and Sophia on right, holding sceptre topped by cross, both nimbate, seated facing on double-throne / Large M, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right, officina letter below, mintmark CON. SB 360, MIB 43. (492 (!) combinations known).Text

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SB 361
Justin II and Sophia, AE Half Follis 565-578 AD, Thessalonica. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, Justin left and Sophia right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, Justin holding cross on globe, Sophia holding sceptre topped by cross / Large K, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right, officina letter below. (No mintmark on this series). SB 361, MIB 44. 77 Varieties/Combinations known.TextImage

SB 363
Justin II AE decanummium, 565-578 AD. Constantinople mint. Justin II monogram (Sear type 8) / Large epsilon, officina letter to right. No mintmark. SB 363, DOC 60.Text

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SB 365
Justin II, AE Half follis. Thessalonica. DN IVSTINVS PP AV, helmeted, cuirassed bust facing, holding cross on globe and shield (sometimes with cross to right) / Large K, ANNO to left, cross above, officina letter to right, mintmark TES. SB 365, MIB 68.TextImage
SB 365 varJustin II, AE Half Follis, Year 3 (567/568), Thessalonica. D N IVSTINVS P P AVG, Helmeted, cuirassed bust facing, holding Victory on globe and shield / Large K, ANNO to left, cross above, dot III to right. Mintmark TES. Sear 365v (holding Victory on globe instead of cross on globe).TextImage
Sear 366 Justin II & Sophia AE Half Follis. 565-578 AD. Thessalonica mint. D N IVSTINVS P P AVG, Justin on left, Sophia on right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, Justin holding cross on globe, Sophia holding sceptre / large K, ANNO to left, cross above, officina letter to right, mintmark TES. SB 366, MIB 70. TextImage

SB 366 type 2
Justin II & Sophia AE Half Follis. 565-578 AD. Thessalonica mint. D N IVSTINVS P P AVG, Justin on left, Sophia on right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, Justin holding cross on globe, Sophia holding sceptre, sometimes with cross between their heads / large K, ANNO to left, Q-cross-C above, officina letter below, mintmark TES. SB 366 (Type 2 with theta cross C above), MIB 70.TextImage

SB 369
Justin II & Sophia AE Half Follis. 565-578 AD. Nicomedia mint. D N IVSTINVS P P AVG, Justin on left, Sophia on right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, Justin holding cross on globe, Sophia holding sceptre, sometimes with cross between their heads, sometimes with vine pattern below / large M, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right, officina letter below, mintmark NIKO. SB 369, MIB 46 a,b. 66 combinations known.Text

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SB 369 (vine)Justin II & Sophia AE Half Follis. 565-578 AD. Nicomedia mint. D N IVSTINVS P P AVG, Justin II on left, Sophia on right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, Justin holding cross on globe, Sophia holding sceptre, vine pattern below / large M, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year GIII to right, officina letter B below, mintmark NIKO. Sear Byzantine 369, MIB 46 a,b.TextImage

SB 370
Justin II, AE Half Follis, Nicomedia. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, Justin on left, Sophia on right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, Justin holding cross on globe, Sophia holding sceptre, sometimes with cross between their heads / Large K, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right, mintmark NI. SB 370, MIB 47a-b.TextImage
SB 370AJustin II, AE 14-15mm, 10 Nummi of Nicomedia. 565-566 AD. 2.40 g. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large I, ANNO to left, cross above, I to right. Mintmark NIK. SB 370A; Hahn MIB II, 48.TextImage

SB 371
Justin II, AE Pentanummium of Nicomedia. Monogram (Sear type 8) / large epsilon, N to right. SB 371, DOC 116.TextImage

SB 372
Justin II and Sophia, AE Follis. Cyzicus. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, Justin on left, Sophia on right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, Justin holding cross on globe, Sophia holding sceptre topped with cross, sometimes with cross between their heads / Large M, ANNO to left, cross above, officina letter A or B below, regnal year to right, mintmark KYZ. SB 372, MIB 50. 125 combinations known.Text

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SB 373
Justin II and Sophia, AE Half-Follis. Cyzicus. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, Justin on left, Sophia on right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, Justin holding cross on globe, Sophia holding sceptre, cross between their heads / Large K, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right, mintmark KYZ. SB 373, MIB 51. 22 combinations known.TextImage

SB 375
Justin II, AE Pentanummium. Cyzicus. Monogram (Sear type 8) / Large epsilon, K to right. SB 375, DOC 137.TextImage

SB 376
Justin II, AV lightweight solidus. Antioch mint, D N IVSTININVS AVI, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding Victory on globe and shield / VICTORIA AVGGG QS, Constantinopolis seated facing, head right, holding spear and plain globe, mintmark OB star-cros-star. SB376, DO138, MIB8, Berk 66.TextImage

SB 379
Justin II and Sophia, AE Follis. Antioch as Theopolis. Legend usually blundered, Justin left and Sophia right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, each holding a long sceptre (sometimes topped by a cross) and, between them, a cross on globe / Large M, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right, officina letter below, mintmark THEUP', THEUPO or THEUPO'. SB 379, MIB 56-57. 133 combinations known.TextImage
Sear 379vJustin II and Sophia AE Follis. 14.50 gr, 33.06 mm. Antioch. 565-578 AD. Blundered legend ..RIPLSC..ONS CCSAD, Justin on left and Sophia on right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, each holding a sceptre and holding long cross on globe between them / Large M, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year II/III to right, officina letter Gamma below, mintmark THEUP' in exergue. SB 379 var (year mark), MIB 56-57 var (year mark). Unlisted with this year mark.TextImage

SB 381
Justin II and Sophia, AE Half-follis, Antioch. Legend usually illegible or blundered, Justin left and Sophia right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, each holding a long sceptre (sometimes topped by cross) and holding a cross on globe between them / large K, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right, P (with bent shaft), e, or delta below. SB 381, MIB 59-60. 39 combinations known.TextImage

SB 382
Justin II, AE Decanummium, Antioch as Theoupolis. D N IVSTI PP AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding Victory on globe and shield. cross in right field / Large I, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year I or II, sometimes with stars, to right, mintmark THUP or THEUP'. SB 382, DOC 147. 8 combinations known.TextImage

SB 383
Justin II and Sophia, AE Decanummium, Antioch as Theopolis. Legend usually illegible or blundered, Justin on left and Sophia on right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, each holding a long sceptre (sometimes topped by cross) and holding a large cross on globe between them / large I, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right (sometimes with star), mintmark THEUP. SB 383, MIB 63. 30 combinations known.TextImage

SB 386
Justin II, AE Pentanummium. Antioch. Monogram (Sear type 9) / large epsilon, long cross to right. SB 386.TextImage

SB 389
Justin II, AE 12 Nummi, Alexandria. DN IVSTNVS PP AV, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large I-cross-B, mintmark ALEZ. SB 389, DOC 188.TextImage

SB 391
Justin II. 565-578 AD. AV Solidus, 4.44 gm. Carthage mint. D N IVSTINVS P P AV, diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed facing bust, holding cross on globe and shield / VICTORIA AVGGG and officina letter, Constantinopolis seated facing, head right, holding spear and cross on globe; mintmark CONOB. DOC I 190d; Morrisson, Carthage 15-17; MIB II 18b; SB 391.TextImage
SB 395Justin II and Sophia, AE half follis, Carthage mint. 573 AD. DN IVSTINO ET SOFIA AC, Crowned busts of Justin and Sophia facing, cross between them, VITA below / Large K, ANNO to left, cross above, VIII to right, S below. Mintmark KAR. Sear 395; Hahn MIB 76.TextImage

SB 396
Justin II and Sophia, AE Half-follis, Carthage. DN IVSTINO ET SOFIE, Justin on left and Sophia on right, seated facing on double-throne, each resting right hand on knee, cross between their heads, VITA below / No legend, two Victories facing each other holding shield decorated with star between them, cross above. K (sometimes retrograde) over NM below. SB 396, DOC 203.TextImage

SB 397
Justin II, AE Decanummium, Carthage. DN IVSTINVS PP A, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large X, P over R to left, cross above, ANNO to right, star below, mintmark CAR. SB 397, DOC 192.TextImage

SB 399
Justin II, AE Decanummium, Carthage. DN IVSTINVS PP, helmeted, cuirassed bust facing, holding shield / large I, V over S to left, sometimes with dot-dot above, TI over NI to right (thus forming the name IVSTINI), no mintmark. SB 399, MIB 79.TextImage

SB 400
Justin II and Sophia, AE Decanummium, Carthage. DN IVSTINO ET SOFIA AG (usually garbled or illegible), Facing busts of Justin (helmeted and cuirassed) and Sophia (crowned and draped), cross between their heads, VITA below / Large I, N to left, M to right, sometimes with two dots above. SB 400, DOC 200.Text
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SB 404
Justin II and Sophia, AE Half-follis, Rome mint. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, Justin on left holding cross on globe and Sophia on right holding cross (sometimes cross-tipped sceptre), both nimbate, seated facing on double throne, sometimes with cross between their heads / Large XX, cross above, mintmark ROM. SB 404, DOC 207.TextImage
SB 405Justin II (565-578). AE Pentanummium. Rome mint. 1.68g. DN IVSTINI PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large V, star above, all within wreath. SB 405, DOC 209, MIB 84.TextImage

SB 410
Justin II. 565-578 AD. AV Tremissis, 1.48 gm. Ravenna mint. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right (heavy annular border) / VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM (or AVGVSTORVN), Victory advancing right, head left, holding wreath and cross on globe; six-pointed star to right; mintmark CONOB. DOC I 212; SB 410.TextImage

SB 411
Justin II. 565-578 AD. AR 250 Nummi, 0.56 gm. Ravenna mint. D N IVSTINVS P P AV, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large CN; star below; all within wreath. DOC I 213a; MIB II 40 (Rome); SB 411.TextImage

SB 412
Justin II, 565-578 AD. AR Half Siliqua, 0.72 gm. Ravenna mint. D N IVSTINVS P P AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large chi-rho with forked base, star to left and right below; all within wreath. DOC I 215; MIB II 41; SB 412.TextImage

SB 413
Justin II, 565-578 AD. AR Quarter Siliqua, 0.37 gm. Ravenna mint. D N IVSTINVS P AV, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large chi-rho with globe at base; all within wreath. SB 413; MIB 41.TextImage

SB 416
Justin II, AE Pentanummi, Ravenna mint. DN IVSTINVS PP AV, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Large epsilon, long cross to right. SB 416, DOC 217.TextImage

SB 416A
Justin II, 565-578 AD. AV Solidus. 4.50 gm. Mint in Sicily mint. D N IVSTINVS P P AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding cross on globe and and shield with horseman motif, all within heavy annular border / VICTORIA AVGGG and officina letter, Constantinopolis, helmeted, seated facing, head right, holding spear and cross on globe; mintmark CONOB. MIB 21 (Ravenna); Hahn, (The Monte Judica Hoard) 88; Berk 72D; SB 416A.TextImage

SB 416C
Justin II. 565-578 AD. AV Semissis, 2.21 gm. Mint in Sicily. SN IVSTINVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA AVGGG (or VITORIA..), Victory seated right, inscribing shield; star to left, reversed chi-rho to right; mintmark CONOB. DOC I 211 (Ravenna); MIB 24 (Ravenna); SB 416C.TextImage
Sear 416EJustin II AV Tremissis. Mint in Sicily. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / Victory advancing left with wreath and cross on globe, star right; mintmark CONOB. SB 416E. TextImage
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