, Justinian II, 10 July 685 - Late 695 and Summer 705 - 4 November 711 A.D.
The only other example of this variant known to is CNG auction 88, lot 1695 (misdescribed as an ordinary 1270). All other examples have the K below the H on the left, vice below the Λ on the right. Even the "normal" 1270 is missing from the Dumbarton Oaks collection ( 33 refs the coin) and described by as an extreme rarity.
The cruciform on the left is a of the "God-bearer" (the ). The cruciform on the right is for Justinian.
SH73338. Bronze , CNG auction 88, lot 1695 (described as 1270); cf. 1270, 81, 33, 15/Ct/AE/03, 56 (all K below H left), gVF, 3.187 g, maximum 19.5 mm, 180o, mint, 1st reign, c. 694 - 695 A.D.(?); Justinian standing facing, crown with and , in right hand, in left hand, retrograde cruciform ΘEOTOKE BOHΘEI left, cruciform Justinian right; no , large M (40 nummi), Justinian above, H (year 8?) left, Λ over K right, KΓω in ; extreme rarity, 2nd known; $900.00 (€801.00)
, , 13 August 582 - 22 November 602 A.D.
achieved peace with and stemmed losses in Italy and , but lost much of the Balkans. When , a junior officer, revolted and his son were murdered.BZ79566. Bronze half , 231, 244 (not in the collection, refs. ), 118B, 559, 7.77, -, -, -, aVF, left side of weak, 12.083 g, maximum 23.9 mm, 180o, mint, c. 582 - 583 A.D.; D N TIb mAVRIC P P AVC, helmeted and facing , in right hand, on left shoulder ornamented with a horseman riding right; round containing , surmounted by ; K/R-T/G ( ) flanking, XX between NM (20 nummi) in ; ex CGB; very ; $140.00 (€124.60)
, II and Constantine IV, 13 April 654 - 15 July 668 A.D.
In 665 the Arabs began a new invasion of . Resupplied by sea, the were able to hold the coast and well-fortified for decades. In the spring of 698, however, the Arabs launched an assault by sea and land, forcing the Byzantines and their allies to evacuate . The Arabs burned the city to the ground, leaving the desolate for the next two centuries. The Arab conquest of was then nearly .BZ76424. Bronze , 2, 147; 12.74; 302; 372; 1632; 53; 1055, nice F, , slightly , 6.849 g, maximum 24.8 mm, 45o, mint, 662 - 667 A.D.; (left) with long in right, and Constantine (right), both crowned and stand facing, between, trace of from ; large M flanked by Heraclius (left) and , both stand facing in crown and , above, KTς below; ; $135.00 (€120.15)
, II, September 641 - 15 July 668 A.D.
In 647, the first Muslim invasion of the Exarchate of was led by Abdallah ibn Sa'ad of the Rashidun Caliphate. Muslims defeated and killed the local governor Gregory the at the Battle of Sufetula. The city, however, remained secure - for a while.BZ77968. Bronze half , 2, 144; 321; 211; 1573; 29; 198a; 1059; 12.79 (none with leg. error), gF, double struck, 5.509 g, maximum 17.9 mm, 225o, (near Tunis, Tunisia) mint, 647 - 659 A.D.; D N CONS-TATNS (sic), of II facing, with short beard, wearing consular robes and crown with trefoil ornament, in right hand, in left hand; large , flanked by a pellet on each side above, C-T ( ) over X-X (20 nummi) in two lines divided across ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; $80.00 (€71.20)
, II, September 641 - 15 July 668 A.D.
In 647, the first Muslim invasion of the Exarchate of was led by Abdallah ibn Sa'ad of the Rashidun Caliphate. Muslims defeated and killed the local governor Gregory the at the Battle of Sufetula. The city, however, remained secure.BZ69718. Bronze half , 2, 138.5; 312; 205; 1568; 16; 196a; 1057, aVF, 3.684 g, maximum 20.3 mm, 225o, (near Tunis, Tunisia) mint, 643 - 647 A.D.; CONSTANTINVS PP AV (AV ), beardless of II facing, wearing and crown with on circlet, in right; mark of value X X with large between, CRTG in ; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; $70.00 (€62.30)
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