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Justinian II: First Reign, 685-695 AD; Second Reign, 705-711 AD.

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FIRST REIGN, 685-695 AD

SB 1242
Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV solidus. Constantinople, IUSTINIANUS PE AV, facing bust, beardless and with small face, wearing crown ornamented with cross and chlamys and holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOB. DO 1. MIB 1. Sear 1242.TextImage

SB 1243
Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV solidus. Constantinople, IUSTINIANUS PE AV, facing bust, beardless and with larger face, wearing crown ornamented with cross and circlet, and chlamys, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOB. DO 2a. MIB 2. Sear 1243.TextImage

SB 1245
Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV solidus. Constantinople, IUSTINIANUS PE AV, facing bust, with slight beard, indicated by dots around the face, wearing crown ornamented with cross and circlet, and chlamys, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOB. Sear 1245.TextImage

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Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV solidus. Constantinople, IUSTINIANUS PE AV, facing bust, with slight beard, indicated by dots around the face, wearing crown ornamented with cross and circlet, and chlamys, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOBA. Sear 1245A.TextImage

SB 1246
Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV solidus. Constantinople, D IUSTINIANUS PE AV, facing bust, with short beard of normal form, wearing crown ornamented with cross, and chlamys, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOB. DO 5c. MIB 6. Sear 1246.TextImage

SB 1247
Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV solidus, IUSTINIANUS PE AVC, facing bust, with short beard, wearing crown ornamented with cross, and chlamys, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVCU and officina letter, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOBG. Sear 1247.TextImage

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Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV solidus, IUSTINIANUS PE AVC, facing bust, with full mature face with distinct beard, wearing crown ornamented with cross, and chlamys, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVCU and officina letter, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOB. Similar to Sear 1246/1247.TextImage
SB 1248Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV solidus, Constantinople. IhS CRISTOS REX RESNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ, with long hair and full beard, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding book of Gospels in left hand, cross behind head / D IUSTINIANUS SERV ChRISTI, usually with officina letter placed vertically, Justinian standing facing, wearing crown and loros, holding akakia and cross potent on base; mintmark CONOP or CONOG. DO 7b; MIB 8; Sear 1248.TextImage
SB 1249Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV solidus, Constantinople. IhS CRISTOS REX RESNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ, with long hair and full beard, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding book of Gospels in left hand, cross behind head / D IUSTINIANUS SERV ChRISTI, usually with officina letter placed vertically, Justinian standing facing, wearing crown and loros, holding akakia and cross potent on base; mintmark CONOPA. Sear 1249.TextImage
SB 1250Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV light weight solidus. Constantinople, IUSTINIANUS PE AV, Crowned facing bust, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter, cross potent on three steps; star in right field; mintmark CONOB. SB 1250.TextImage
SB 1252Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV Semissis, Constantinople. IhS CRISTOS REX RESNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ, with long hair and full beard, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding book of Gospels in left hand, cross behind head / D IUSTINIANUS SERV ChRISTI, Justinian standing facing, wearing crown and loros, holding akakia and cross potent on globe. DOC 10; MIB 12; SB 1252.TextImage
SB 1254Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV Tremissis. Constantinople. DN IUSTINIANUS PE, diademed and draped bust RIGHT / Cross potent; mintmark CONOB. DOC 12; MIB 14; SB 1254.TextImage
SB 1255Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV Tremissis. Constantinople. DN IUSTINIANUS PE, crowned facing bust, wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter placed vertically, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOB. DOC 13; MIB 15; SB 1255.TextImage
SB 1256Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV Tremissis. Constantinople. IhS CRISTOS REX RESNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ, with long hair and full beard, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding book of Gospels in left hand, cross behind head / VICTORIA AVGU, Justinian standing facing, wearing crown and loros, holding akakia and cross potent on short base. (No officina letter or mintmark). SB 1256.TextImage
SB 1259Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AR Hexagram. Constantinople. [IhS CRISTU]S REX REGNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels; cross behind head / D IVSTINI ANU S SERU CHRIST, Justinian standing facing, wearing crown and loros, holding cross potent on two steps and akakia; mintmark CONOP. DOC 17; MIB 40; SB 1259.TextImage
SB 1260Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE Follis, Constantinople. IVSTINIANVS P, crowned bust facing, short beard, wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe; cross in right field / Large M, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right, officina letter A or epsilon below; mintmark CON. SB 1260, DOC 18.TextImage
SB 1262Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE Half Follis, Constantinople. no legend, crowned, unbearded bust facing, wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe; cross in right field / Large K, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right, officina letter below; no mintmark. SB 1262, DOC 19.TextImage
SB 1269Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE Follis, Carthage. IVSTINANVS PP, crowned bust facing, with short beard, wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe / Large M, Q over D above; mintmark KGW. SB 1269, DOC 32.TextImage
SB 1276Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV Solidus. Sardinian mint. [d N] IUStI NIANUS PP, unbearded, crowned and draped bust facing, long hair in large curls protruding from each side of head, holding cross on globe / VCtORIA VS (sic), cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOB. cf. MIB 19; SB 1276.TextImage

SB 1281
Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV Solidus. Syracuse mint. d IUSTI-NIANUS P P, crowned facing bust, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVGU and Q or K, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOB. DOC 41; MIB 23-24; SB 1281.Text

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SB 1282Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV Solidus. Syracuse mint. d IUSTI-NIANUS P P, crowned facing bust, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVGU and Q, cross potent on three steps; Z in right field; mintmark CONOB. SB 1282.TextImage
SB 1282 varJustinian II, Second reign, AV Solidus. Syracuse mint(?). D N IUDINI-ANUS (sic) PEP, crowned facing bust, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA GVS U (sic) and officina letter, cross potent on three steps; star in right field; mintmark CONOB. TextImage
SB 1294Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE Follis. Syracuse mint. no legend, crowned bust facing wearing jewelled robe, holding akakia in right hand and cross on globe in left hand) / Large M, TNA-like monogram above (Sear type 38); mintmark SCL. SB 1294, DOC 53.TextImage
SB 1296Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE Follis. Syracuse mint. no legend, crowned bust facing wearing chlamys, holding akakia in left hand and cross on globe in right hand; upright palm branch to left / Large M, TNA-like monogram above (Sear type 38); mintmark SCL. SB 1296, DOC 55.TextImage
SB 1297Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE Follis. Syracuse mint. no legend, crowned bust facing, wearing elaborate cloak, holding akakia and cross on globe / Large m (lower case), cross to left, TNA-like monogram above (Sear type 38), cross to right, sometimes with D below; mintmark SCL. SB 1297, DOC 57.TextImage
SB 1298Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE Follis. Syracuse mint. no legend, crowned bust facing, wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe / Large m (lower case), TNA-like monogram above (Sear type 38), sometimes with D below; mintmark SCL. SB 1298, DOC 58.TextImage
SB 1299Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE Follis. Syracuse. no legend, Justinian, crowned wearing chlamys, standing facing, holding akakia and long cross / Large M, star to left, TNA-like monogram above (Sear type 38), star to right, epsilon below; mintmark SCL. SB 1299, DOC 59.TextImage
SB 1300Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE Follis. Syracuse. no legend, Justinian, crowned, wearing loros, standing facing, holding cross potent on two steps, and cross on globe / Large M, TNA-like monogram above (Sear type 38), star below; mintmark SCL. SB 1300, DOC 60.TextImage

SB 1301
Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE Follis. Syracuse. no legend, Justinian standing, in military dress, wearing plumed helmet, holding spear and cross on globe; branch to left, small plant at lower right / Large M, CVPA to left, TNA-like monogram above (Sear type 38), KOVCI to right; mintmark SCL. SB 1301, DOC 61.Text

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SB 1303
Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE Follis. Syracuse. no legend, Justinian standing, in military dress, wearing plumed helmet, holding akakia and cross on globe; star above branch to left and right / Large M, INA to left, TNA-like monogram above (Sear type 38), cross over H over cross to right; mintmark SCL. SB 1303, DOC 63.Text

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SB 1308AJustinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AR 1/8 Siliqua. Rome mint. No legend, unbearded bust facing, crowned and wearing chlamys / monogram of Rome, S in upper left field. SB 1308A.TextImage
SB 1309Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. BI three-quarter follis. Rome mint. No legend, unbearded bust facing, crowned and wearing chlamys / Large XXX, mintmark ROM (sometimes retrograde). DOC 69; SB 1309.TextImage
SB 1310Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AE follis. Ravenna. Fragmentary legend, crowned bust facing, with short beard and wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe / Large M, cross above; mintmark RAV. DOC 72 var ; SB 1310 var. (No references mention any obverse legend for this type).TextImage
SB 1323Justinian II. first reign, 685-695 AD. AV Tremissis. Uncertain Italian mint. D IVSTINIA.., bust facing with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, holding cross on globe / VICTORIA AVGU and C, cross potent on base; mintmark CONOB. MIB 34; SB 1323.TextImage
SECOND REIGN, 705-711 AD
SB 1413Justinian II. Second reign, 705-711 AD. AV Solidus, Constantinople mint. dN IhS ChS REX REGNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ with curly hair and close beard, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels in left / DN IUSTINIANUS MULTUS AN, crowned facing bust, wearing loros, holding cross potent on base and patriarchal globe inscribed with PAX. DOC 1; MIB 1; SB 1413.TextImage
SB 1414Justinian II. Second reign, 705-711 AD. AV Solidus, Constantinople mint. dN IhS ChS REX REGNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ with curly hair and close beard, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels in left / DN IUSTINIANUS ET TIbERIUS PP AC, crowned, half-length figures facing of Justinian on left and Tiberius, smaller, on right, each wearing divitision and chlamys, holding cross potent on two steps between them. DOC II 2a; MIB III 2a; SB 1414.TextImage
SB 1415Justinian II. Second reign, 705-711 AD. AV Solidus, Constantinople mint. dN IhS ChS REX REGNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ with curly hair and close beard, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels in left / D N IUSTINIAN US ET TIbERIUS P P A, crowned busts of Justinian and older Tiberius, (almost same size), each wearing divitision and chlamys, holding cross potent on two steps between them. DOC 26; SB 1415.TextImage
SB 1419Justinian II. Second reign, 705-711 AD. AV tremissis, Constantinople mint. dN IhS ChS REX REGNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ with curly hair and close beard, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels in left / [D N I]UTINIANUS (sic) MULTUS A, bust of Justinian II, with mustache and close beard, wearing loros and crown with cross on circlet, holding in right hand cross potent on base, in left patriarchal cross on globe inscribed PAX. Berk 203. DO 5. MIB 5. Sear 1419.TextImage
SB 1420Justinian II. Second reign, 705-711 AD. AV tremissis, Constantinople mint. dN IhS ChS REX REGNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ with curly hair and close beard, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels in left / DN IUSTINIANUS ET TIbERIUS PP AC, crowned, half-length figures facing of Justinian on left and Tiberius, smaller, on right, each wearing divitision and chlamys, holding cross potent on base between them. SB 1420.TextImage
SB 1421Justinian II, second reign, AV Tremissis. Constantinople. d N IhSChS REX REGNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ in pallium & colobium, raising right hand in benediction & holding book of Gospels in left hand, cross behind head / D (retrograde) N IUSTINIANUS ET TibERIUS PP A, facing half-length figures of Justinian, on left, & Tiberius, as older child, on right, each in crown, divitision chlamys, holding between them cross potent on base. MIB 6b, DO 6b. TextImage
SB 1435Justinian II. Second reign, 705-711 AD. AE Follis. Syracuse mint. Crowned bust facing with short beard, wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe, large dot to right / Large M, star to left, monogram above, star to right, S or Z below, mintmark SCL. SB 1435, MIB 50.TextImage
SB 1438Justinian II. Second reign, 705-711 AD. AE Follis. Syracuse. Justinian and Tiberius standing facing, both crowned and wearing chlamys, long cross between them / Large M, star to left, monogram above, star to right, mintmark SCL. SB 1438, MIB 52.TextImage
SB 1445Justinian II. Second reign, 705-711 AD. AE Follis. Ravenna. Justinian, crowned bust facing, with short beard, wearing loros holding cross potent and cross on globe / Large M, ANNO left, cross above, XXI to right, mintmark RAV. SB 1445, DOC 23.TextImage
See also: Justinian II in the Buerger Collection
Coins of Justinian_II at the Ancient Coin Forum

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