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BYZANTINE, Justin II - Large follis
Justin II; Follis ; 32.5 mm, 15.9 g; Regnal year 9 = 573 - 574 AD; Sear #372
DN IVSTINVS PP AVG - Justin on left and Sophia on right, seated facing on a double throne, both nimbate. He holds a globus cruciger [orb], she holds cruciform sceptre.
Mint of Cyzicus - KYZ in exergue.

Bruce''s collection
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Robert_Brenchley  [Jul 14, 2004 at 05:14 AM]
Not often I see a Byzantine I really fancy, but that's nice!
Simon  [Jul 16, 2004 at 09:35 AM]
A coin you should be very proud of.
whitetd49  [Jul 23, 2004 at 10:24 AM]
These don't get any better than that!
divvsavgvstvs  [Jul 20, 2005 at 01:43 PM]
I love this coin.
nugget  [Oct 03, 2006 at 08:40 PM]
Ditto to all above,Very nice
the_Apostate  [Oct 05, 2006 at 09:11 AM]
Wonderful Byz and of course they don't get any better than that - 5 points!
nugget  [Oct 27, 2007 at 09:55 AM]
Yes rare in this condition
*Alex  [Jun 05, 2011 at 06:51 AM]
I don't know much about Byzantines, but there is something about this coin that is strangely attractive....