, Justin II, 15 November 565 - 5 October 578 A.D.
Under Justinian was extended with new public buildings. Situated on the roads leading to the capital, the city remained a major military center, playing an important role in the campaigns against the Caliphate.BZ84947. Bronze , 96a.1, 134, 118, 849, 5/Ni/AE/11, 46b, 5.27, 369, gVF, green , off center, corrosion with minor pitting, shallow cut right, 14.387 g, maximum 32.7 mm, 180o, 1st , (Izmit, Turkey) mint, 570 - 571 A.D.; D N IVSTINVS P P AV, Justin II seated on left and Sophia seated on right, both and facing on double throne, he holds a , she holds a cruciform , above center; large M (40 nummi) between ANNO and G (regnal year 6), above, A below, NIKO in ; $110.00 (Ä97.90)
, Heraclius & Heraclius Constantine, 23 January 613 - 11 January 641 A.D.
In 614, a Sassanid Persian and Jewish army (26,000 men) led by by Shahrbaraz captured and sacked Jerusalem after a 20-day siege. Somewhere between 57,000 and 66,500 citizens were slain; another 35,000 were enslaved, including the Patriarch Zacharias. Many churches in the city (including the "Church of the Resurrection" or Holy Sepulchre) were burned, and numerous relics, including the True , the Holy Lance, and the Holy Sponge, were carried off to the Persian capital Ctesiphon.BZ77962. Bronze , 1, 159b.4 (same dies); 10/Ni/AE/07; 242; 270; 1436; 175a; 834; 11.73, F, on a large , small edge cracks, strong effects, 13.375 g, maximum 31.2 mm, 195o, 2nd , (Izmit, Turkey) mint, 613 - 614 A.D.; Heraclius on left, Heraclius Constantine on right, both stand wearing crown and with in right hand, between heads, obscure blundered ; large M (40 nummi) between A/N/N/O and II/II (regnal year 4), above, B (2nd ) below, NIK ( ) in ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; $70.00 (Ä62.30)
, Justinian I, 4 April 527 - 14 November 565 A.D.
Under Justinian was extended with new public buildings. Situated on the roads leading to the capital, the city remained a major military center, playing an important role in the campaigns against the Caliphate.BZ62387. Bronze
, 127b, 4.65.3, 208, I 26, 187, 598, 113a, 201, gVF, nice green , 19.735 g, maximum 35.2 mm, 195o, 2nd , (Izmit, Turkey) mint, 547 - 548 A.D.; D N IVSTINIANVS PP AVG, helmeted and of Justinian facing, holding ( on orb) in right, with horseman device on left shoulder, in right ; large M; A/N/N/O left; X/X/I right (regnal year 31), above, B (2nd ) below, NIKO in ; big 35 mm bronze; SOLD
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