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Byzantine Empire, Justin II, 15 November 565 - 5 October 578 A.D.
In 567, The Second Council of Tours issued a decree that any cleric found in bed with his wife will be excommunicated.
BZ83494. Bronze pentanummium
375, DOC I
5.36, Morrisson BnF
29, Wroth BMC
Justinian 423, Tolstoi
Justinian 478, Ratto
Justinian 746, Ratto
Justinian 746, Choice
VF, small edge splits, scratches, Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, weight
2.152g, maximum diameter
13.9mm, die axis
, 567 - 578; obverse
IYΣTINAI KAI ΣOΦIAΣ (Justin and Sophia) monogram
large E (5 nummi), smaller K (Kyzicus) right; scarce
Catalog current as of Saturday, October 21, 2017.
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