Browsing Byzantine Coinage of Mezezius

Mezezius was one of the conspirators in the assassination of Constans II. His short rule from Summer 668 to mid 669 AD ended through the intervention of the Exarch of Ravenna. Only one coin type known.

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SB 1146
Mezezius. (668-669 AD). AV solidus (3.96 gm). Syracuse. D N MEZEZI P P [AVU], bust facing with beard and long moustache, wearing plumed helmet and cuirass, and holding cross on globe and shield / VICTORIA AVGU E, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOB. Berk 167; Sear 1146; MIB 9.TextImage

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