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Aelius.jpg
Aelius RIC II 434 (Hadrian)4 viewsL AELIUS CAESAR
AR denarius 18 mm, 3.10g
Bare head right
TR POT COS II
Salus standing left, holding scepter and patera, feeding snake entwined about alter
1 commentsnovacystisDec 08, 2019
Caligula.jpg
Caligula, RIC 387 viewsC•CAESAR•AVG•GERMANICUS•PON•M•TR•POT
AE as, 32 mm
Bare head left
VESTA
Vesta seated left holding patera and scepter, SC to the sides
1 commentsnovacystisDec 05, 2019
Gordian.jpg
Gordian III, RIC933 viewsIMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
AR antoninianus, 23mm, 3.84g
Radiate draped and cuirassed bust right
PM T RP V COS II PP
Gordian standing right holding spear and globe
novacystisDec 05, 2019
Anastasiud_Sear_15.jpg
Anastasius I, SBCV 1512 viewsDN ANASTASIUS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, star left and right
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis - small module, 23.5mm, 5.34g
novacystisSep 12, 2016
Justin2_Sear366D.jpg
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36614 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, Δ right, TES below
Minted Thessalonica, 568-569
AE half follis, 23mm, 5.51g
novacystisSep 12, 2016
Justinian1_Sear_165G.jpg
Justinian I, SBCV 16511 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large K, ANNO left, XX right, Cross above, Γ below
Constantinople
AE half follis, 29mm, 5.15g
novacystisSep 12, 2016
Maurice_Tiberius_Sear_497XII.jpg
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 4979 viewsDn mAuRI TbE
Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger
Large K, ANNO left, XII right, Cross above, Δ below
Constantinople
AE half follis, 24mm, 5.81g
novacystisSep 12, 2016
Maurice_Tiberius_Sear_509X.jpg
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 5098 viewsDN mAVRIC TIb PP AVG
Helmeted bust facing, holding globus cruciger
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, X right, TES below
Minted Thessalonica, 591-592
AE half follis, 22.5mm, 4.76g
novacystisSep 12, 2016
Maurice_Tiberius_SEAR_497Y9.jpg
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 49710 viewsDn mAVRIC TIbERI PP AV
Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger
Large K, ANNO left, uIII right, Cross above, A below
Constantinople
AE half follis, 22mm, 4.62g
novacystisAug 15, 2016
Anastasius_SEAR_16D.jpg
Anastasius I, SBCV 1616 viewsDN ANASTASIUS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, star left, Δ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis - small module, 23.5mm, 8.82g
novacystisAug 15, 2016
Anastasius_Sear_17XP.jpg
Anastasius I, SBCV 1712 viewsDN ANASTASIUS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, star left, Chi-Rho countermark below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis - small module, 24mm, 7.61g
novacystisAug 15, 2016
Heaclius_Sear_830Y6.jpg
Heraclius, SBCV 83011 viewsdN hERACLYS PP AVG
Standing facing figures of Heraclius holding long Cross and Constantine Heraclius holding globus cruciger, star in field between, Monogram of Heraclius to left, K to right
Large K, ANNO left, u right, ΘEC below
Thessalonica
AE 1/2 follis, 22mm, 5.82g
novacystisAug 15, 2016
Justin_Sear68E.jpg
Justin I, SBCV 6814 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large K, long Cross left, E
Constantinople
AE half follis, 25mm, 7.27g
novacystisAug 15, 2016
Justin2_Sear381y11.jpg
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 38110 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, XI right, P below
Minted Theopolis, 575-576
AE half follis, 24mm, 7.02g
novacystisAug 15, 2016
Phocas_Sear_644.jpg
Phocas, SBCV 644 12 viewsδN FOCA PERP AVG
Crowned, mantled bust facing, holding mappa and cross
Large XX, star above
CONE in ex.
Constntinople
AE follis, 26mm, 6.41g
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Phocas_Sear_663.jpg
Phocas, SBCV 66312 viewsδN FOCA PERP AVG
Crowned, bust facing, in consular robes, holding mappa and cross
Large XX, star above, S right
NIKOB in ex.
Nikomedia
AE follis, 22.5mm, 3.27g
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Justin2_Sear_361.jpg
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36112 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Chi-Rho above, ANNO left, SI right, B below
Minted Constantinople, 571-572
AE half follis, 25mm, 6.64g
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Justinian1_Sear_236.jpg
Justinian I, SBCV 23612 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large I, Cross above, ANNO left, X/X/III right
uHuII in ex.
Minted Theoupolis 549-550
AE 10 nummi, 21.5mm, 3.90g
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Latin_Class_B.jpg
Latin Rulers, Class B 12 viewsNo legend
Christ seated on backed throne, hand raised in benediction, holding book of Gospels, IC - XC to sides
Garbled legend
Full length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, and chlamys, holding sword and golbus cruciger
Constantinople
AE trachy, 22.5mm, 1.29g
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Latin_class_R.jpg
Latin Rulers, Class R 8 viewsNo legend
Christ facing, seated on backless throne, hand raised in benediction, holding Book of Gospels, IC - XC to sides
No legend
Facing figure of nimbate Virgin orans, MP - ΘV to sides
AE Trachy, 22mm, 1.61g, roughly clipped
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Anastasius_Sear_16.jpg
Anastasius I, SBCV 1610 viewsDN ANASTASIUS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, star left, Γ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis - small module, 24mm, 6.30g
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Andronicus2_Sear_2388.jpg
Andronicus II, SBCV 23887 viewsNo legend
Large Patriarchal Cross, IC/XC, N/K to sides
Emperor standing, holding Cross-scepter and akakia, 5 stars in field
AE trachy
19.5mm. 0.66g
Thessalonica
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Andronicus2_Sear_2445.jpg
Andronicus II, SBCV 24456 viewsLarge NIΩ
Two emperors standing, facing
AE assarion
20.5mm, 1.21g
Constantinople
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Andronicus2_Sear_2384.jpg
Andronicus II, SBCV 24845 viewsNo legend
winged patriarchal Cross
3/4 length figure of emperor holding akakia an labarum, star in left field
AE trachy, heavily clipped
17mm, 0.50g
Thessalonica
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Andronicus2_sear_2458.jpg
Andronicus II, SBCV 24585 viewsNo legend
Two concentric circles bisected by vertical band
No legend
Half length figures of emperors facing, holding between a haloed cross
AE trachy, heavily clipped
23mm, 0.86g
Thessalonica
novacystisAug 05, 2016
Heraclius_sbcv872.jpg
Hericlius, SBCV 8726 viewsDN ERACLIO PP AV
Helmeted and cuirassed bust, facing beardless, holding globus cruciger
Large X•X, Cross above, star left, E right
KRTS in ex.
Carthage
AE half follis, 17.5mm, 3.15mm
novacystisFeb 05, 2016
justin_SBCV112.jpg
Justin I, SBCV 1125 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed and draped bust right
Large IB, cross between
AΛEZ in ex.
Alexandria
AE 12 nummi, 13.5mm, 1.52g
novacystisFeb 05, 2016
Maurice_tiberius_SBCV534.jpg
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 534 year 53 views[ΠTINOC~] ~TIATAPPIV or similar
Facing bust wearing crown with trifoil ornament and consular robes, holding mappa and eagle tupped scepter
Large X•X, Cross above, P below, ANNO left, u right
Theupolis, 586/7
AE half follis, 23mm, 5.34g
novacystisFeb 05, 2016
Maurice_Tiberius_SBCV543.jpg
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 5434 viewsDN CONSTANTINVS PP
Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right holding cross
Large IB with cross between
AΛEZ in ex.
Alexandria
12 nummi, 15.5mm, 5.79g
novacystisFeb 05, 2016
RIC159.jpg
Augustus and Agrippa, RIC 15925 viewsIPM DIVI•F
Back to back heads of Augustus, bare head right, and Agrippa, wearing rostral wreath, P P to the sides in field
COL NEM
Crocodile right chained to a palm, wreath above with long trailing ribbons, two palm fronds below
AE dupondius, 27.5mm, 13.14g
Colonia Augusta Nemausus
novacystisAug 31, 2015
SBCV_2359.jpg
Andronicus III, Sear 235911 viewsNo legend
Half figure of Archangel facing, holding sword and shield
Legend illegible
Emperor crouching before Christ
Thessalonica
AE Assaron halved
16.5mm, 0.42g
novacystisAug 11, 2015
SBCV_2360.jpg
Andronicus II, Sear 23607 views[AΓIO / ΔMHTP]
St. Demetrius holding small Cross to breast
No legend
Andronicus standing left holding Cross scepter, being crowned by Virgin, Star above, Retrograde B below
AE aspron trachy, 22mm, 0.83g
novacystisAug 11, 2015
SBCV_2373.jpg
Andronicus II, Sear 23738 viewsAΓ / ΔMHTP
St. Demetrius standing with spear and shield
No legend
Andronicus standing with Cross and globus cruciger, two stars to left in field, Manus Dei upper right
AE aspron trachy, 21mm, 1.54g
Thessalonica
novacystisAug 11, 2015
SBCV_2487.JPG
Andronicus III, SBCV 248712 viewsAΓ / IO left ΔMHTP right
St. Demetrius seated with sword on knees
No legend
Emperor standing, facing, holding Cross scepter in left hand and large lis in right hand, seven stars in field
AE Assaron
Thessalonica
22mm, 1.04g
novacystisAug 11, 2015
SBCV_2487a.jpg
Andronicus III, SBCV 24877 views[AΓ / IO left ΔMHTP right]
St. Demetrius seated with sword on knees
No legend
Emperor standing, facing, holding Cross scepter in left hand and large lis in right hand, seven stars in field
AE Assaron, halved
Thessalonica
18.5mm,0.64g
novacystisAug 11, 2015
John2_SBCV1955.jpg
John II, SBCV 195513 viewsΘ / ΔI / MI - T / PI / O / C
Facing bust of St. Demetrius, wearing military attire
[+IW] ΔEC
Facing bust of John searing loros, holding labarum and globus cruciger
AE half tetarteron, 18mm, 2.10g
novacystisApr 30, 2015
LatinC_SBCV2023.jpg
Latin Rulers, Class C, CBCV 202310 viewsNo legend
Nimbate facing figure of Virgin seated on backed throne, holding icon of head of infant Christ, MV - ΘV to sides
Emperor seted on backed throne, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and panneled loros, holding labarum and anexikakia
Constantinople
AE trachy, 21mm, 1.52g
novacystisApr 30, 2015
LatinD2_SBCV2024.jpg
Latin Rulers, Class D, SBCV 202412 viewsNo legend
Nimbate, facing beardless bust of Christ holding scroll, IC - XC to sides
[MANOVH ΔE]CΠOTH[C]
Full length figure of facing emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and simplified jeweled loros, holding Cross-headed scepter and globus cruciger
AE Trachy, 21mm, 1.24g, roughly clipped
novacystisApr 30, 2015
LatinD_SBCV2024.jpg
Latin Rulers, Class D, SBCV 202414 viewsNo legend
Nimbate, facing beardless bust of Christ holding scroll, IC - XC to sides
[MANOVH ΔECΠOTHC]
Full length figure of facing emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and simplified jeweled loros, holding Cross-headed scepter and globus cruciger
AE Trachy, 18mm, 1.13g, roughly clipped
novacystisApr 30, 2015
LatinG_SBCV2027.jpg
Latin Rulers, Class G, SBCV 202713 viewsObverse blank
Full length figures of emperor and military saint, holding long cross between, saint holds labarum
AE trachy
Constantinople
18mm, 1.23g
novacystisApr 30, 2015
Andronicus2_SBCV2383.jpg
Andronicus II, SBCV 238313 viewsWing with Patriarchal Cross
ANXΔ
Emperor standing, facing, holding haloed cross and labarum scepter
Thessalonica
AE trachy
21mm, 1.41g

Class XXXII
novacystisApr 30, 2015
Andronicus2_SBCV2387.jpg
Andronicus II, SBCV 238712 viewsNo legend
Large Patriarchal Cross with two stars
Emperor standing, facing, holding two haloed Crosses
Constantinople
AE trachy
19mm, 1.52mm

Class XXX
novacystisApr 30, 2015
Andronicus2_SBCV2439.jpg
Andronicus II, SBCV 243914 viewsHalf length figure of winged St. Michael with scepter and globus
Two emperors standing, holding labarum
Constantinople
AE trachy
16mm, 0.91g
novacystisApr 30, 2015
Andronicus3_SBCV2482.jpg
Andronicus III, SBCV 248212 viewsBust of St Demetrius wearing armor and holding spear
AM above saint, AN to right of emperor
St. Michael standing left blessing emperor who is holding to patriarchal crosses
Thessalonica
AE trachy
20mm, 0.69g
novacystisApr 30, 2015
IvanSratsimir_Dochev5060.jpg
Ivan Sratsimir, Dochev 506013 viewsNo legend
Nimbate czar, standing, Facing, wearing divistision and loros
Two headed eagle
Bulgaria
AE Trachy
19mm, 0.91g
novacystisApr 30, 2015
Michael8_SBCV2315.jpg
Michael VIII, SBCV 231521 viewsFull brockage
Michael holding patriarchal Cross in each hand, star to lower left
Thessalonica
AE Trachy, 21mm, 1.11g
novacystisApr 29, 2015
ManuelComnasDucasCLBC13_8_3.jpg
Manuel Comnenus-Ducas, CLBC 13.8.317 viewsBust of St. Theodore, bearded, nimbate wearing chiton, body armor and holding spear and shield
legend off flan
half length figures of Emperor left and St. Demetrius right, holding sword between. Cloud above center with Manus Dei extending downwards, crowning emperor
AE trachy
Thessalonica
18mm, 1.08g
novacystisApr 29, 2015
Andronicus2_SBCV2391.jpg
Andronicus II, SBCV 239113 viewsElaborate four-petal flower
Emperor standing, facing with two stars right and two stars left
AE trachy
Thessalonica
22mm, 2.04g
novacystisApr 29, 2015
Basiliscus_MarcusRIC1034.jpg
Basiliscus and Marcus, RIC 103416 viewsDiademed head right, DN[ bASL ET MAR P] AV
Monogram of Basiliscus and Marcus
AE4, 13.5mm, 2.12g
Constantinople Mint

Light encrustations on the obverse. Circular scratch in field to right on monogram.
Found in a lot of uncleaned byzantine coins!
novacystisApr 07, 2015
John8_SEAR2563~0.jpg
John VIII, SBCV 256326 viewsNo legend, no sigla
Bust of Christ facing, with cross in nimbus, IC/XC to the sides and 8 pellets in border
[+IWANNHCΔECΠOTHCOΠAΛEOΛO]ΓOCΘVXAPI / +TIBACIΛEVCPOMEONOAIIXV in two lines
Facing bust of John, nimbate with two pellets in field
AR Stavraton, 24.5mm, 6.71g
novacystisApr 05, 2015
Jistinian_sear167_y17.jpg
Justinian I, SBCV 16714 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large I, Cross above, ANNO left, X/U/II right
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE 10 nummi, 22mm, 4.53g
novacystisApr 05, 2015
Romanus1(SBCV1760_2.jpg
Romanus I, SBCV 17609 views[+RWmAn bASILEVS RWm]
Facing bust of Romanus I wearing crown and chlamys and holding a labarum and globus cruciger
+RWmA / nEnΘEWbA / SILELVSRW / mAIWN in four lines
Constantinople
AE follis, 23mm, 4.68g
novacystisApr 05, 2015
Constantine_4_S1195.jpg
Constantine IV, SBCV 119513 viewsNo legend
facing bust wearing chlamys
Large M, figures of Heraclius and Tiberius to sides, monogram 35 above
AE follis, 18mm, 6.20g
Carthage mint
novacystisMar 20, 2015
SBCV66.jpg
Anastasius I, SBCV 18A17 views[DNANASTA]SIVSPPAVG
Diademed draped bust right
Large M, star left, crescent facing out right, Cross above, E below
CON in ex.
AE follis, small module
Constantinople mint, 24mm, 8.71g
novacystisMar 18, 2015
sbcv853.jpg
Heraclius, Sear 85327 viewsddNNhhERAC
Facing busts of Heraclius, left, with beard and Heraclius Constantine, right, both wearing chlamys and crowns with crosses
Large IB with Cross potent on two steps between,
AΛΕZ in ex.
12 nummi
Alexandria mint, 17mm, 4.35g
1 commentsnovacystisMar 18, 2015
Alexius3_Sear2628.jpg
Alexius III, Sear 262832 viewsAεv - retrograde NI
St. Eugenius seated on horse advancing right and holding long Cross, two dots right, lis below
A/Λε, solar device to upper right
Alexius seated on horse advancing right and holding lis-topped scepter, retrograde N right, lis below
AR asper of Trebizond
23.5mm, 2.02g
novacystisFeb 21, 2015
alexius_IV_SBCV2641.jpg
Alexius IV, SBCV 264129 viewsAεΓ / M-N B
St. Eugenius seated on horse walking right, holding long cross, * below
AΛε / M-N B
Alexius seated on horse walking right, * below
Trebizond
AR asper, 14.5 mm, 0.88 g
novacystisFeb 05, 2015
Titus_RIC119.jpg
Titus, RIC 11923 viewsIMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M
Laureate head right
TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P
Thunderbolt on draped table or chair with one, two or no crossbars
AR Denarius, 19mm, 3.26g
Rome
novacystisAug 18, 2014
LeoVI-SBCV1731~0.jpg
Leo VI, SBCV 173114 viewsNo legend
Large ΛE
Floriate Cross on two steps with pellets to sides
AE of Cherson
16mm, 2.05g
novacystisJul 08, 2014
LeoVI-SBCV1733.jpg
Leo VI and Alexander, SBCV 173316 viewsNo Legend
large ΛA
Floriate Cross on two steps with pellets to sides
PB of Cherson
18mm, 3.50g
novacystisJul 08, 2014
LeoVI-SBCV1734.jpg
Leo VI and Alexander, SBCV 173414 viewsNo legend
Patriarchal Cross with Λ and A to sides
No legend
Floriate Cross on two steps with pellets to sides
AE of Cherson
18mm, 3.10g
novacystisJul 08, 2014
JustinII-SBCV360-4D.jpg
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 360 15 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, II/II right, Δ below
CON in ex.
Minted Constantinople, 568-569
AE follis, 28.5mm, 12.74g
novacystisJul 08, 2014
JustinII-SBCV366E2.jpg
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 3669 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, ΘKC above, ANNO left, E right, TES below
Minted Thessalonica, 569-570
AE half follis, 22.5mm, 5.50g
novacystisJul 08, 2014
Romanus1_S1764.jpg
Romanus I, SBCV 176413 viewsNo legend
Large PW monogram of Romanus I
No Legend
Floriate Cross on two steps with pellets to the sides
Cherson Mint
AE, 26mm, 6.41g
novacystisJul 01, 2014
TiberiusRPC450.jpg
Tiberius, RPC 45022 viewsTI CAESAR•DIVI•AVG•F•AVGVSTVS
Laureate head right
G CELERE G RECTO. II. VIR. M. C. I.
standing bull right, facing
Calagurris
AE as, 30mm, 15.00g
novacystisJun 27, 2014
Julia_paula_R211.jpg
Julia Paula, RIC 21129 viewsIVLIA PAVLA AVG
Draped bust right without diademe
CONCORDIA
Concordia seated left holding patera, star in field left
AR denarius, 18.5mm, 3.48g
Rome

Excellent reverse
1 commentsnovacystisMay 28, 2014
FaustinaII-RIC677.jpg
Faustina II, RIC 67725 viewsFAVSTINA AVGVSTA
Draped bust right
FECVNDITAS
Fecunditas standing front, head right, holding scepter and child
Rome mint
AR denarius, 18mm, 3.72g
1 commentsnovacystisMay 04, 2014
HadrianRIC-290.jpg
Hadrian, RIC 29026 viewsHADRIANVS AVG COS III PP
Bare head right
VOTA PVBLICA
Emperor standing left, sacrificing at alter over tripod
AR denarius, 18mm, 3.19g
1 commentsnovacystisApr 15, 2014
augustus_RIC81.jpg
Augustus, RIC 8219 viewsAugustus, RIC 82
DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER
Radiate head left
Alter, SC to sides, PROVIDENT below
AE as, 27mm, 8.96g
Minted under Tiberius
novacystisJan 28, 2014
Constans2,S1062.jpg
Constans II, SBCV 106213 viewsFragmentary blundered legend
Facing busts of Constans II with long bead and Constantine IV beardless, both wearing crowns and chlamys, each holding globus cruciger
No legend
Facing busts of Heraclius and Tiberius above line, XX below
AE half follis
Carthage mint
21 mm, 4.52g
novacystisJan 22, 2014
Justinian,S257.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 25916 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed bust right
Large M, star left, Cross right, Cross above, Γ below
KART in ex.
AE follis, 29mm, 15.52g
Carthage mint
uneven strike
novacystisJan 22, 2014
Constantine4,_s1181.JPG
Constantine IV, SBCV 118121 viewsNo legend
3/4 facing bust of Constantine wearing helmet and cuirass, spear over shoulder, M in right field
Large K, smaller M left, Cross right
AE half follis
Constantinople mint

23mm, 3.95g
novacystisJan 22, 2014
Heraclius,_s715.JPG
Revolt of the Heraclii, SBCV 71542 views[E]RACΛIO CONS[VΛI]
Bare head bust of Heraclius facing, wearing consular robes
Large X between N M, Cross above, Star below
AE decanummium
Carthage Mint
17mm, 5.16g

novacystisJan 22, 2014
Antoninus_Pius_RIC554.jpg
Antoninus Pius, RIC 55425 viewsANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP
Radiate head right
TR P OT COS III
Pax standing left holding branch and cornucopia
AE dupondius
28mm, 14.09g

Obverse well-preserved, reverse poorly-preserved
novacystisJan 21, 2014
HeracliusSBCV876.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 87614 viewsDN ERACLIO PP AVG
Helmeted bust facing wearing crown
Large X, N M to sides, Cross above, Star below
AE decanummium, Carthage
15mm, 2.76g
novacystisJan 21, 2014
Magentius.JPG
Magnentius36 viewsDN MAGNENTIVS PF AVG
Bare head tight draped and cuirassed, A in left field
VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE
Two victories holding shield inscribed VOT V MVLT X, Chi-Rho above shield
AE3 of unknown mint
20 mm, 3.60g
novacystisJan 21, 2014
Sabin_RIC_399.JPG
Sabina, RIC 39947 viewsSABINA AVGVSTA HADRIANI AVG P P
Draped diademed bust right, hair raised into crest atop diadem
CONCORDIA AVG
Concordia seated left holding patera and scepter
AR denarius, 18mm, 3.34g
2 commentsnovacystisOct 17, 2013
Constans_II,_SBCV1109.jpg
Constans II, SBCV 110913 viewsNo Legend
Facing figures of Constans and Constantine. Constans left wearing military attire holding long staff, Constantine right wearing chlamys holding globus cruciger
Large M, Monogram 35 above, SCL in ex
Syracuse mint
AE Follis, 20.5mm, 3.58g
novacystisOct 05, 2013
Carinus,_RIC_325.JPG
Carinus, RIC 32518 viewsIMP C M AVR CARINVS PF AVG
VIRTVS AVGG
AE Antoninianus, 21mm, 3.74g
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Carinus receives globe with victory from Carus, star above, H between
XXI in ex.
Antioch mint
novacystisSep 10, 2013
Constantine_V_and_Leo_IV,_SBCV_1569.JPG
Constantine V and Leo IV, SBCV 156912 viewsK ΛEON
Constantine and Leo IV facing, wearing crowns and chlamys, holding akakiae
ΛEON ΔECΠ
Leo III Wearing crown and chlamys
Syracuse mint
AE follis, 19mm, 2.37g
novacystisSep 10, 2013
Class_J_Anonymous_follis,_SBCV_1900.JPG
Class J Anonymous follis, SBCV 190031 viewsBust of Christ wearing pallium and colobium, hand raised in benediction, IC XC in fields to sides
Large Cross sitting on crescent, with globule and two pellets at each tip. Four globules bordered by pellets between limbs
AE follis, 27mm, 9.38g

Strongly struck over Sear 1888
novacystisSep 10, 2013
Class_K_Anonymous_follis,_SBCV_1901.JPG
Class K Anonymous follis, SBCV 190117 viewsBust of Christ facing, IC XC to sides in fields, border of large pellets
Bust if Virgin Orans, facing, MP ΘV in fields to sides, border of large pellets
AE follis, 27mm, 9.56g
Struck under Alexius I

Strongly overstruck on Class J Anonymous follis, Sear, 1900
novacystisSep 10, 2013
Anastasius_I,_SBCV_25.JPG
Anastasius I, SBCV 2511 viewsDN ANASTASIVS PF AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large K, long Cross left, Γ right
Constantinople
AE half follis, 27mm, 10.60g
novacystisSep 10, 2013
Theodore_Comnenus-Ducas_of_Thessalonica,_SBCV.JPG
Theodore Comnenus-Ducas of Thessalonica, SBCV 21 viewsO EMMANγHΛ
Bust of Christ Emmanuel, beardless
ΘEOΔΩPOCΔγK OΛΓIOΔIMITP
Full length figures of Theodore and St.Demetrius, long haloed cross between
Empire of Thessalonica, Thessalonica mint
AE assaron, 22mm, 1.71g
novacystisSep 10, 2013
Manuel_I,_SBCV_1964.JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 196420 viewsNimbate Virgin enthroned with nimbate head of infant Christ, MHP / ΘV to sides
MANγHΛ ΔECΠOTHC
Crowned figure of Manuel facing, wearing chlamys, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Constantinople
Billon aspron trachy, 34mm, 4.4g
novacystisSep 08, 2013
John_II,_SBCV_1954.JPG
John II, SBCV 195413 viewsChrist standing on foot stool, IC XC in field to sides
+IΩ ΔECΠOT
Facing bust wearing chlamys, holding jeweled scepter and globes cruciger
AE half tetarteron, 16mm, 2.35g
novacystisSep 08, 2013
Alexius_I,_SBCV_1929.JPG
Alexius I, SBCV 192912 viewsBust of Christ facing, holding Book of Gospels, IC XC to fields at sides
AΛE ΔEC
Crowned bust of Alexius, facing, wearing loros, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Constantinople
AE tetarteron, 18mm, 2.57g
novacystisSep 08, 2013
Michael_VII,_SBCV_1878.JPG
Michael VII, SBCV 187812 viewsBust of Christ in front of cross, holding Book of Gospels, stars to sides below cross, IC XC in field to sides
+MIXAHΛ RACIΛOΔ
Facing bust of Michael holding labarum and globus cruciger
Constantinople mint
AE follis, 28mm, 8.79g
novacystisSep 08, 2013
Nicephorus_III,_SBCV_1888.JPG
Nicephorus III, SBCV 188810 views3/4 length figure of Christ raising hand in benediction, IC XC in fields to sides above large stars
Cross with large globules at extremities, central circle with eight rays, C Φ N Δ in corners
AE follis, 25mm, 4.15g

Overstruck on earlier issue
novacystisSep 08, 2013
Romanus_IV,_SBCV_1866.JPG
Romanus IV, SBCV 186614 viewsBust of Christ with dotted cross behind head, IC / XC above NI / KA
Cross with globule and two pellets at each extremity, X in center, C / R / P / Δ in corners
Constantinople mint
AE follis, 25mm, 4.75g

Strongly overstruck on earlier issue
novacystisSep 08, 2013
Manuel_Comenus-Ducas,_SBCV_2184.JPG
Manuel Comenus-Ducas, SBCV 218424 viewsNimbate bust of St. Demetrius (legend not visible on specimen)
MANγHΛ
Full length figure of Manuel crowned by Christ. Manuel wears stemma, divitision, collar-piece, and chlamys, holding scepter crucigier. Nimbate Christ wears tunic and kolobion, holds Gospels. IC/XC about head.
AE Trachy, 19mm, 0.63g

Specimen is roughly clipped
novacystisSep 06, 2013
Latin_rulers,_Class_N_(3).JPG
Latin Rulers, Class N20 viewsNo legend
Facing figure of Virgin orans, MV - ΘV to sides
no legend visible
Full length figures of emperor and military saint holding patriarchal cross between
Constantinople
AE trachy, 22mm, 1.01g

Roughly clipped
novacystisSep 06, 2013
Latin_rulers_class_O(2).JPG
Latin Rulers, Class O14 viewsNo legend
Full length figure of Christ, nimbate, hand raised in benediction, holding Book of Gospels, standing on dias, conical object in lower left field, IC - XC to sides
[IW/Δ/ECΠ TW/ΠOPΦΓ]
Facing figure of emperor wearing stemma, chiton, body armor and mantle, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Constantinople
AE trachy, 19mm, 1.49g

neatly clipped
novacystisSep 06, 2013
Latin_Rulers_Class_R(2).JPG
Latin Rulers, Class R12 viewsNo legend
Christ facing, seated on backless throne, hand raised in benediction, holding Book of Gospels, IC - XC to sides
No legend
Facing figure of nimbate Virgin orans, MP - ΘV to sides
AE Trachy, 18mm, 1.60g, roughly clipped
novacystisSep 06, 2013
Latin_rulers_class_T.JPG
Latin Rulers, Class T20 viewsFull length figure of Virgin Hagiosoritissa nimbate, orans, turned to the right, manus Dei in upper right field
Nimbate full length figures of St. Peter and St. Paul, hands on each other shoulders
Constantinople
AE Trachy, 18mm, 1.48g

Overstruck on earlier issue
novacystisSep 06, 2013
Latin_Rulers_classO_(3).JPG
Latin Rulers, Class O11 viewsNo legend
Full length figure of Christ, nimbate, hand raised in benediction, holding Book of Gospels, standing on dias, conical object in lower left field, IC - XC to sides
[IW/Δ/ECΠ TW/ΠOPΦΓ]
Facing figure of emperor wearing stemma, chiton, body armor and mantle, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Constantinople
AE trachy, 19mm, 0.54g

roughly clipped
novacystisSep 06, 2013
Latin_rulers,_Class_N_(2).JPG
Latin Rulers, Class N17 viewsNo legend
Facing figure of Virgin orans, MV - ΘV to sides
no legend visible
Full length figures of emperor and military saint holding patriarchal cross between
Constantinople
AE trachy, 24mm, 1.62g

Roughly clipped
novacystisSep 06, 2013
Alexius_III,_SBCV_2012(1).JPG
Alexius III, SBCV 201215 views+KE ROHΘEI
Bust of Christ, hand raised in benediction, IC XC in fields to sides
AΛEΖIΩ ΔECΠ
Alexius crowned by nimbate St. Constantine both crowned and wearing loros
Constantinople
AE trachy, 23mm, 1.43g
novacystisSep 06, 2013
Alexius_III,_SBCV_2012(2).JPG
Alexius III, SBCV 201215 views+KE ROHΘEI
Bust of Christ, hand raised in benediction, IC XC in fields to sides
AΛEΖIΩ ΔECΠ
Alexius crowned by nimbate St. Constantine both crowned and wearing loros
Constantinople
AE trachy, 26mm, 3.34g
novacystisSep 06, 2013
Bulgarian_type_B.JPG
Bulgarian trachy, type B, CLBC 10.2.120 viewsNo Legend
Facing figure of Virgin seated on high-backed throne, holding nimbate head of christ, MHP left, ΘV right
Traces of garbled legend
Emperor standing, facing, wearing jeweled loros, and holding anexikakia
AE trachy, 27mm, 1.66g
novacystisSep 06, 2013
Constantine_X,_SBCV_1853.jpg
Constantine X and Eudocia, SBCV 185315 views+EMMANOVHΛ
Standing figure of Christ on footstool, holding book of Gospels, IC XC in fields to sides
EVΔK AVΓO KΩN TΔk
Facing, standing figures of Eudocia and Constantine, both wearing loros, with labarum between
AE follis, 30mm, 9.36g

Strongly double struck and struck over Class D anonymous follis
novacystisSep 06, 2013
John_Comnenus-Ducas_I,_SBCV_2202,_small_module.JPG
John Comnenus-Ducas I, SBCV 2202, small module20 viewsObverse is full brockage
Reverse with no visible legend
Half length figures of John and St. Demetrius holding haloed cross with triangle below between them
Empire of Thessalonica
AE trachy, 16mm, 0.66g
novacystisSep 06, 2013
Caracalla,_RIC264a.jpg
Caracalla, RIC 264a29 viewsANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM
Laureate head right with short beard
P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P
Sol facing, head left, right hand raised, left hand holding globe
AR denarius, 20.5mm, 2.79g
novacystisSep 05, 2013
Leo_VI_and_Alexander,_SBCV_1730.JPG
Leo VI and Alexander, SBCV 173022 views+LEOn S ALEZAnGROS
Large Leo left and small Alexander right seated on double throne, each wearing crown and loros and holding labarum between
+LEOn / S ALEZAn / GROS bASIL' / ROmEOn in four lines
Constantinople
AE Follis, 27mm, 7.23g
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Nicephorus_II,_SBCV_1783.JPG
Nicephorus II, SBCV 178313 views+nICIFR bASILE RΩ
Crowned facing bust of Nicephorus, wearing loros, holding akakia and globus with a trefoil on top
+nICHF / EN ΘEΩ bA / SILEVS RΩ / mAIΩn
AE follis, 27mm, 8.65g
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Romanus_I,_SBCV_1760.JPG
Romanus I, SBCV 176011 views+RWmAn bASILEVS RWM
Facing bust of Romanus wearing crown and chlamys, holding labarum and globus cruciger
+RWmA / n En ΘW bA / SILEVS RW / mAIWn in four lines
Constantinople
AE follis, 23mm, 5.11g
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Leo_VI_(the_wise),_SBCV_1729.JPG
Leo VI (the wise), SBCV 172915 views+LEOn bASILEVS ROM
Facing bust with short beard, wearing crown, holding akakia
+LEOn / En ΘEO bA / SILEUS R / OMEOn in four lines
AE follis, 24mm, 5.33g
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Latin_Rulers,_SBCV_2036,_Class_P.JPG
Latin Rulers, SBCV 2036, Class P16 viewsNo legend
Nimbate bust of Christ, blessing, holding scroll in left hand, IC XC in field to sides
No legend
Full length facing figure of Archangel Michael holding trifid scepter and globus cruciger, XA XM to sides in field
AE trachy roughly clipped, 21mm
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Latin_Rulers,_Class_F,_Small_module.JPG
Latin Rulers, Class F, Small module17 viewsObverse poorly struck and preserved (Presumably seated Christ)
Standing figure of emperor facing being crowned by Virgin
Constantinople
AE trachy, 14mm, 0.91g, roughly clipped
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Latin_Rulers,_Class_N.JPG
Latin Rulers, Class N14 viewsNo legend
Facing figure of Virgin orans, MV - ΘV to sides
no legend visible
Full length figures of emperor and military saint holding patriarchal cross between
Constantinople
AE trachy, 22mm

Double struck out of alignment
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Latin_Rulers,_Class_R.JPG
Latin Rulers, Class R13 viewsNo legend
Christ facing, seated on backless throne, hand raised in benediction, holding Book of Gospels, IC - XC to sides
No legend
Facing figure of nimbate Virgin orans, MP - ΘV to sides
AE Trachy, 16mm, 0.69g, roughly clipped
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Latin_Rulers,_SBCV_2054,_CLBC_11_22_3.JPG
Latin Rulers, SBCV 2054, CLBC 11.22.319 viewsLarge cross with XC/NK in corners
No legend
Full length figure of emperor facing, holding long spear and globus cruciger
AE trachy, 19 mm, 1.05g
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Heraclius,_SBCV_862.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 8628 viewsdd m hERACLS
Cross potent on base of two steps
Large S
Alexandria
AE 6 nummi, 16mm, 2.34g
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Isaac_II,_SBCV_2003~0.JPG
Isaac II, SBCV 200315 viewsVirgin enthroned, nimbate, holding nimbate head of infant Christ, MP/ΘV in fields to side
I CAA KI OC / ΔEC ΠT H C in columns
Crowned figure of Isaac facing, wearing loros, holding cruciform scepter and akakia, crowned by Manus Dei
Constantinople
Billon Aspron Trachy, 29mm, 3.64g
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Latin_Rulers,_Class_C.JPG
Latin Rulers, Class C18 viewsNo legend
Nimbate facing figure of Virgin seated on backed throne, holding icon of head of infant Christ, MV - ΘV to sides
...VC...
Emperor seted on backed throne, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and panneled loros, holding labarum and anexikakia
Constantinople
AE trachy, 16mm, 0.93g
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Latin_Rulers,_Class_D.JPG
Latin Rulers, Class D16 viewsNo legend
Nimbate, facing beardless bust of Christ holding scroll, IC - XC to sides
[MANOVH ΔEC]ΠOTH[C]
Full length figure of facing emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and simplified jeweled loros, holding Cross-headed scepter and globus cruciger
AE Trachy, 18mm, 1.36g, roughly clipped
novacystisSep 02, 2013
Andronicus_I,_SBCV_1987.JPG
Andronicus I, SBCV 198736 viewsANΔPO NIKOS
AE Tetarteron
No legend - Facing bust of Virgin Orans with infant christ on breast MP / ӨV
Half length figure of Andronicus with forked beard, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Thessalonica mint, 22mm, 5.08g
1 commentsnovacystisSep 01, 2013
Basal_I,_SBCV_1712.JPG
Basal I, SBCV 171220 views+LEOn bASIL S COnSt AVgg
Facing half length figure of Basil wearing loros and holding mappa, flanked by Leo and Constantine each wearing chlamys
+bASIL / COnStAn / t S LEOn En / ΘO bASILs / ROmEOn
Star below
AE folis, 27mm, 5.27g
novacystisSep 01, 2013
Constantine_VII_and_Zoe,_SBCV_1758(good).JPG
Constantine VII and Zoe, SBCV 175815 views+COnStAnt CE ZOH b
Facing busts of Constantine left wearing loros and Zoe right wearing chlamys, with patriarchal Cross between
COnS / tAntIno / CE ZOH bA / SILIS RO / mEOn in four lines
AE follis, 24mm, 6.58g
novacystisSep 01, 2013
Constantine_X,_SBCV_1854~0.JPG
Constantine X, SBCV 18549 views+EMMANOVHΛ
Facing bust of Christ, IC/XC
+KΩN RACIΛE VC ΔOVK
Crowned bust of Constantine wearing loros, holding Criss and akakia
AE follis, 26mm, 6.45g
novacystisSep 01, 2013
Bulgarian_Trachy,_Type_C.JPG
Bulgarian Trachy, Type C23 viewsNo Legend
AE Trachy, 21mm, 2.04g
Bust of Christ facing, nimbate and facing, wearing tunic and kolobion, blesses with right hand, holds scroll in left hand.
Full length figures of Emperor and nimbate St. Constantine, both wearing stemma, divitision and collar piece, both wear panneled loros.
novacystisSep 01, 2013
Latin_Rulers,_Class_A_(Thessalonica).JPG
Latin Rulers, Class A (Thessalonica)27 viewsNo legend
Bearded facing figure of Christ seated on backless throne, holding book of Gospels, IC - XC to sides
no visible legend
Half length figure of facing Emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece, and simplified paneled loros, holding scepter and globus cruciger
Thessalonica?
AE trachy, 22mm, 1.54g
novacystisSep 01, 2013
Latin_Rulers,_Class_A.JPG
Latin Rulers, Class A24 viewsNo legend
Facing seated nimbate figure of Virgin holding icon of nimbate infant head of Christ, MV - ΘV to sides
MANOVHΛ ΔECΠOTHC
Standing facing figure of Emperor, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece, and chlamys, holding labarum and akakia
Constantinople
AE Trachy, 21mm, 1.51g
novacystisSep 01, 2013
Latin_Rulers,_Class_B.JPG
Latin Rulers, Class B28 viewsNo legend
Christ seated on backed throne, hand raised in benediction, holding book of Gospels, IC - XC to sides
Garbled legend
Full length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, and chlamys, holding sword and golbus cruciger
Constantinople
AE trachy, 25mm, 1.68g
novacystisSep 01, 2013
Latin_Rulers,_Class_C_(Thessalonica).JPG
Latin Rulers, Class C (Thessalonica)18 viewsNo legend
Christ seated on backless throne, hand raised in benediction, holding Book of Gospels, cross in right field, IC - XC to sides
[HAΓIAEΛE]NE OKOCTNT
Full length figures of St. Helen holding scepter and St. Constantine holding cruciform scepter standing facing,holding patriarchal Cross between
Thessalonica
AE trachy, 18mm, 0.82g
novacystisSep 01, 2013
Manuel_I,_SBCV_1976.JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 1976 18 viewsNo legend
Cross on three steps, X with pellets in center, IC - XC to sides
MANγHΛ ΔECΠOT
Half length figure of Manuel facing, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Constantinople
AE tetarteron, 21mm, 3.11g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Manuel_I,_SBCV_1978.JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 1978 10 viewsNo legend
Facing bust of Christ, IC - XC to sides
MAN [γHΛ ΔECΠOTHC]
Standing figure of Manuel in military attire, holding scepter and globus cruciger
AE tertarteron, 17mm, 1.97g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Manuel_I,_SBCV_1979.JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 197913 viewsNo legend
Monogram of Manuel I
Facing bust wearing crown and loros, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Uncertain Greek mint
AE half tetarteron, 16mm, 1.53g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Heraclius_SBCV_810(2).JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 8108 viewsNo legend
Standing facing figures of Heraclius holding long Cross and Constantine Heraclius holding globus cruciger.
Large M, + above, ANNO left, regnal year right, B below
CON in ex.
Minted 639-640, Constantinople
AE follis, 23mm, 5.21g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Leo_III_SBCV_1515.JPG
Leo III, SBCV 151511 viewsFacing busts of Leo III and Constantine V wearing loros, Cross between heads
Large M, XXX left, NNN right, Cross above, A below
Constantinople mint
AE follis, 24.5mm, 6.21g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Manuel_I_SBCV_1966(2).JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 1966, DOC B13, Ca20 viewsNo legend
Christ, bearded, facing, seated, and nimbate, wearing tunic, seated on throne without back, stars to sides, IC - XC to sides
MANγHΛ ΔECΠOT
Full length figure of emperor being crowned by Virgin, M - ΘV to sides of head.

AE Trachy, 30.5mm, 3.36g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Manuel_I,_SBCV_1975.JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 197515 viewsO/Γ/E PW - ΓI/O/C
Bust of St. George holding spear and shield
MANγHΛ ΔECΠOT
Facing bust wearing crown and loros, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Constantinople
AE tetarteron, 22mm, 3.79g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Manuel_I_SBCV_1975(Brockage).JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 197520 viewsFull Brockage
MANγHΛ ΔECΠOT
Facing bust wearing crown and loros, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Constantinople
AE tetarteron, 23mm, 4.85g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Maurice_Tiberius,_SBCV_509.JPG
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 50911 viewsDN mAVRC TIb PP AVG
Helmeted bust facing, holding globus cruciger
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, u / II right, TES below
Minted Thessalonica, 588-589
AE half follis, 21mm, 4.54g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Maurice_Tiberius,_SBCV_498.JPG
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 4989 viewsDN TIbER PP AVG
AE decanummium
Crown bust facing
Large I, Cross above, Star left, Δ right
CON in ex.
19mm, 3.30g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Maurice_Tiberius_SBCV_509(2).JPG
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 5098 viewsDN mAVRC TIb PP AVG
Helmeted bust facing, holding globus cruciger
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, II right, TES below
Minted Thessalonica, 583-584
AE half follis, 22.5mm, 5.42g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Maurice_Tiberiu_SBCV_494(13D)s.JPG
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 4949 viewsDN mAVRC TIbER PP AV
AE follis, 32.5mm, 10.13g
Facing bust of Tiberius wearing helmet holding globus cruciger
Large M, ANNO left, Cross above X/III right, Δ below
CON in ex.
Minted Theoupolis, 590-591
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Manuel_I,_SBCV_1980.JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 198016 viewsO/Γ/E PW/ΓI/O/S
Bust of St. George holding spear and shield
MANγHΛ ΔECΠOTHC
Facing bust wearing crown and loros, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Uncertain Greek mint
AE half tetarteron, 19mm, 1.97g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Tiberius_II_Constantine,_SBCV_452.JPG
Tiberius II Constantine, SBCV 45210 viewsδm TIb CONSTANT PP AVI
AE half follis
Facing crowned bust with Cross, wearing consular robes, and holding mappa and eagle-tipped scepter
Large X•X, ANNO left, u left, Cross above, ρ below
Theoupolis mint, 578-579
23mm, 8.14g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Tiberius_II_Constantine,_SBCV_450.JPG
Tiberius II Constantine, SBCV 45012 viewsDN TIb CONSTASNT PP AVI
AE half follis
Facing, crowned bust holding globus cruciger and shield, cross to right
Large K, ANNO left, IIII right, Cross above, ρ below
Theoupolis mint
23mm, 7.37g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Tiberius_II_Constantine,_SBCV_448.JPG
Tiberius II Constantine, SBCV 44814 viewsδm tIb CONSITANT PP AV
AE follis, 30mm, 12.91g
Facing bust of Tiberius wearing crown with Cross and consular robes, and holding mappa and eagle-tipped scepter
Large m, ANNO left, Cross above SI right
tHEuP' in ex.
Minted Theoupolis, 580-581
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Tiberius_II_Constantine,_SBCV_441.JPG
Tiberius II Constantine, SBCV 44110 viewsδm TIb CONSTANT PP AVG
AE follis
Facing, crowned bust holding mappa and eagle-tipped scepter
Large m, Cross above, ANNO left, SI right
NIKOB in ex.
Nicomedia mint
29mm, 11.82g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Maurice_Tiberius,_SBCV_518.JPG
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 51810 viewsDN mAVRC TIbER PP AVG
Crowned bust facing, holding globus cruciger
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, SII right, B below
KYZ in ex.
Minted Cyzicus, 598-590
AE follis, 27mm, 11.45g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Andronicus_I_SBCV_1987.JPG
Andronicus I, SBCV 198715 viewsANΔPO NIKOS
AE Tetarteron
No legend - Facing bust of Virgin Orans with infant christ on breast MP / ӨV
Half length figure of Andronicus with forked beard, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Thessalonica mint, 24mm, 3.62g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Latin_Rulers_class_O.JPG
Latin Rulers, Class O20 viewsNo legend
Full length figure of Christ, nimbate, hand raised in benediction, holding Book of Gospels, standing on dias, conical object in lower left field, IC - XC to sides
[IW/Δ/E]CΠ [T]W/Π[OP]ΦΓ
Facing figure of emperor wearing stemma, chiton, body armor and mantle, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Constantinople
AE trachy, 28mm, 3.76g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Bulgarian_Trachy,_Type_A.JPG
Bulgarian Trachy, Type A19 viewsAE Trachy, 27mm, 3.25g, clipped
Christ, bearded, facing, seated, and nimbate, wearing tunic, seated on throne without back, stars to sides, IC - XC to sides.
[MANVHΛ] ΔECΠ•T
Full length figure of emperor being crowned by Virgin, M - ΘV to sides of head.
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Constans_II_SBCV_1000(3).JPG
Constans II, SBCV 10059 viewsEN TγTO NIKA
Standing facing figure of Constans holding long cross and globus cruciger
Large m, K above, ANA left, NEOS right
? in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 23.5mm, 3.37g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Constans_II_SBCV_1005(3).JPG
Constans II, SBCV 10056 viewsEN TγTO NIKA
Standing facing figure of Constans holding long cross and globus cruciger
Large m, Cross above, ANA left, NEOS right
? in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 23.5mm, 3.37g
novacystisAug 30, 2013
Leo_III_SBCV_1516.JPG
Leo III and Constantine V, SBCV 151619 viewsLEOn S COn
Facing busts of Leo III left and Constantine V right, both wearing crowns and chlamys and holding akakia
Large M XXX left, NNN right, Cross above, A below
Constantinople
AE follis. 22mm, 4.71g
novacystisAug 29, 2013
Constans_II_SBCV_1021.JPG
Constans II, SBCV 102110 viewsNo legend
Bacing bust with ling beard, holding globus cruciger, K in field to the right
Large I, X/X left, A right, Cross above
CON in ex.
Constantinople, 660-661
20 mm, 3.18g
novacystisAug 29, 2013
Manuel_I,_SBCV_1982.JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 198217 viewsNo legend
Cross on three steps, X with pellets in center, IC - XC to sides
[MANγHΛ ΔECΠOT]
Half length figure of Manuel facing, holding labarum and globus cruciger
Uncertain Greek mint
AE half tetarteron, 19mm
novacystisAug 29, 2013
Theophilus,_SBCV_1685.JPG
Theophilus, SBCV 168514 viewsΘEOFIL bASIL
3/4 length figure of Theophilus facing, wearing loros and crown surmounted by tufa, holding labarum and globus cruciger
+ΘEO / FILE AVG / OVSTE SV / nICAS in four lines
Uncertain provincial mint
AE follis, 30mm, 6.88g
novacystisAug 29, 2013
Phocas,_SBCV_643.JPG
Phocas, SBCV 64310 viewsδN FOCA PERP AVG
Crowned, mantled bust facing, holding mappa and cross
Large XX, Cross above
CONB in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 26mm, 4.33g
novacystisAug 29, 2013
Phocas,_SBCV_643E.JPG
Phocas, SBCV 6439 viewsδN FOCA PERP AVG
Crowned, mantled bust facing, holding mappa and cross
Large XX, Cross above
CONΕ in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 21mm, 4.76g
novacystisAug 29, 2013
Phocas,_SBCV_644.JPG
Phocas, SBCV 64410 viewsδN FOCA PERP AVG
Crowned, mantled bust facing, holding mappa and cross
Large XX, star above
CONΓ in ex.
Constntinople
AE follis, 25mm, 5.34g
novacystisAug 29, 2013
Phocas,_SBCV_665.JPG
Phocas, SBCV 66511 viewsδN FOCAS PERP AVG
Crowned, mantled bust facing, holding mappa and cross
Large XXXX, ANNO above, II / II right
KYZ in ex.
Cyzicus
AE follis, 31mm, 8.26g
novacystisAug 29, 2013
Manuel_I,_SBCV_1966,_DOC_B13,_Ac.JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 1966, DOC B13, Ac24 viewsNo legend
Christ, bearded, facing, seated, and nimbate, wearing tunic, seated on throne without back, stars to sides, IC - XC to sides.
MANγHΛ ΔEC [ΠOT]
Full length figure of emperor being crowned by Virgin, M - ΘV to sides of head.
DOC B13Ac
AE Trachy, 30mm, 3.53g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Manuel_I,_SBCV_1966,_DOC_B13,_Ba.JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 1966, DOC B13, Ba17 viewsChrist, bearded, facing, seated, and nimbate, wearing tunic, seated on throne without back, stars to sides, IC - XC to sides.
MANγHΛ ΔECΠOT
Full length figure of emperor being crowned by Virgin, M - ΘV to sides of head.
DOC B13Ba
AE Trachy, 29mm, 4.13g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Manuel_I,_SBCV_1966,_DOC_B13,_Ca,.JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 1966, DOC B13, Ca, neatly clipped17 viewsNo legend
Christ, bearded, facing, seated, and nimbate, wearing tunic, seated on throne without back, stars to sides, IC - XC to sides
MANγHΛ ΔECΠOT
Full length figure of emperor being crowned by Virgin, M - ΘV to sides of head.

AE Trachy, 21mm, 1.82g, neatly clipped
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Manuel_I,_SBCV_1966,_DOC_B13,_Db.JPG
Manuel I, SBCV 1966, DOC B13, Db16 viewsChrist, bearded, facing, seated, and nimbate, wearing tunic, seated on throne without back, stars to sides, IC - XC to sides.
MANγHΛ ΔECΠOT
Full length figure of emperor being crowned by Virgin, M - ΘV to sides of head.
DOC B13Db
AE Trachy, 31mm, 3.80g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Heraclius,_SBCV_836.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 83611 viewsNo legend
Standing facing figures of Heraclius, Constantine Heraclius and Martina, all holding globus cruciger, two crosses in field between
Large M, ANNO above, Monogram of Heraclius left, XS right, A below
NIKO in ex.
Nikomedia
AE follis, 23mm, 5.73g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Isaac_II,_SBCV_2003.JPG
Isaac II, SBCV 200319 viewsNo legend
Facing Virgin enthroned holding icon of infant head of Christ, MV - ΘV to sides
[I/CAA/KI/OS] - ΔEC/ΠT/ [H/C]
Crowned, facing figure of Isaac wearing loros, holding cruciform scepter and akakia, being crowned by manus Dei
Constantinople mint
Billon Trachy, 24mm, 1.90g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Isaac_II,_SBCV_2005.JPG
Isaac II, SBCV 200539 views[O/X/AP] - X/MI
Facing bust of Archangel Michael holding jeweled scepter and globus cruciger
ICA AKI OC - ΔEC/ΠT/H
Facing bust of Isaac wearing loros, holding cruciform scepter and akakia
Thessalonica mint

AE tetarteron, 20mm, 3.81g
1 commentsnovacystisAug 27, 2013
John_II,_SBCV_1944.JPG
John II, SBCV 194423 viewsNo legend
Bust of Christ facing, blessing with right hand, holding Book of Gospels with left hand, IC XC in fields to sides
[+IWΔEC]ΠOT [ΠΦVPOΓNHT]
Facing bust of John wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece, and loros, holding scepter cruciger and globus cruciger
Billon trachy, 25mm, 2.25g

Strongly double-struck at high angle
novacystisAug 27, 2013
John_II,_SBCV_1955.JPG
John II, SBCV 195511 viewsΘ / ΔI / MI - T / PI / O / C
Facing bust of St. Demetrius, wearing military attire
[+IW] ΔEC
Facing bust of John searing loros, holding labarum and globus cruciger
AE half tetarteron, 16mm, 1.41g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Heraclius,_SBCV_811.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 81112 viewsNo legend
Standing facing figure of Heraclius center, holding long Cross with Constantine Heraclius and Heraclonas to sides, each holding globus cruciger.
Large M, Monogram of Heraclius above, ANNO left, XXX right, Γ below
CON in ex.
Minted 639-640, Constantinople
AE follis, 26mm, 4.58g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Heraclius,_SBCV_812a.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 81212 viewsNo legend
Standing facing figures of Heraclius holding long Cross and Constantine Heraclius holding globus cruciger, star in field between, Monogram of Heraclius to left, K to right
Large Λ, ANNO left, XX right, Δ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE 3/4 follis, 25mm, 6.42g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Heraclius,_SBCV_812G.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 81210 viewsNo legend
Standing facing figures of Heraclius holding long Cross and Constantine Heraclius holding globus cruciger, star in field between, Monogram of Heraclius to left, K to right
Large Λ, ANNO left, XX right, Γ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE 3/4 follis, 26mm, 4.66g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Heraclius,_SBCV_815.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 81510 viewsNo legend
Standing facing figures of Heraclius and Constantine Heraclius holding globus cruciger, Cross in field between
Large K, ANNO left, XX right
Constantinople
AE half follis, 26mm, 5.00g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Heraclius,_SBCV_834.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 83410 viewsdd NN hERACLYS ET hERA CON
Heraclius left and Constantine Heraclius right, standing, facing, each holding globus cruciger
Large M, Chi-Rho above, ANNO left III right, B below
NIKO in ex.
AE follis, 32mm, 8.87g
Minted Nicomedia, 612-613
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Constantine_VII,_SBCV_1761.JPG
Constantine VII, SBCV 176115 viewsAE follis, 25mm, 6.23g
+COhST bASIL ROM
Crowned bust facing, wearing loros and holding akakia and globus cruciger
+COnST' / EN ΘEO bA / SILEUS R / OmEOn
Constantinople mint

Strongly overstruck on earlier issue
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Constantine_X,_SBCV_1854.JPG
Constantine X, SBCV 18549 views+EMMANOVHΛ
Facing bust of Christ, IC/XC
+KΩN RACIΛE VC ΔOVK
Crowned bust of Constantine wearing loros, holding Cross and akakia
AE follis, 31mm, 11.64g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Haraclius,_SBCV_807.JPG
Haraclius, SBCV 807 9 viewsNo legend
Standing, facing figures of Heraclius with Martina left and Heraclius Constantine right, each holding a globus cruciger
Large M, ANNO left, Cross above, X right, A below
CON in ex.
AE follis on roughly cut flan, 29mm, 6.29g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Heraclius,_SBCV_808.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 8089 viewsNo legend
Standing facing figures of Heraclius, Constantine Heraclius and Martina, all holding globus cruciger, two crosses in field between
Large M, Cross above, Monogram of Heraclius left, regnal year right, Δ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 25mm, 6.27g

Struck on elongate flan
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Heraclius,_SBCV_810.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 8109 viewsNo legend
Standing facing figures of Heraclius holding long Cross and Constantine Heraclius holding globus cruciger.
Large M, +/C above, ANNO left, regnal year right, A below
CON in ex.
Minted 639-640, Constantinople
AE follis, 25mm, 7.18g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Constans_II,_SBCV_1005.JPG
Constans II, SBCV 10059 viewsEN TγTO NIKA
Standing facing figure of Constans holding long cross and globus cruciger
Large m, Cross above, ANA left, NEOS right
(?)A in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 24mm, 5.09g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Constans_II,_SBCV_1006.JPG
Constans II, SBCV 10067 viewsEN TγTO NIKA
Standing facing figure of Constans holding long cross and globus cruciger
Large M, Cross above, ANA left, NEOS right, E below
IA in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 20mm, 2.44g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Constans_II,_SBCV_1007.JPG
Constans II, SBCV 10078 viewsEN TγTO NIKA
Standing facing figure of Constans holding long cross and globus cruciger
Large M, Cross above, ANA left, NEOS right, E below
XI(?) in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 22mm, 2.98g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Constans_II,_SBCV_1010.JPG
Constans II, SBCV 10106 viewsNo legend
Standing facing figures of Constans and Constantine IV
Large M, K above, ANAO left, regnal year right, B below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 26mm, 4.78g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Constantine_VII_and_Zoe,_SBCV_1758.JPG
Constantine VII and Zoe, SBCV 175815 views+COnStAnt CE ZOH b
Facing busts of Constantine left wearing loros and Zoe right wearing chlamys, with patriarchal Cross between
COnS / tAntIno / CE ZOH bA / SILIS RO / mEOn in four lines
AE follis, 24mm, 3.65g
novacystisAug 27, 2013
Class_F_Anonymous_follis,_SBCV_1856.JPG
Class F Anonymous follis, SBCV 185624 viewsChrist seated on throne without back, hand raised in benediction, IC XC to sides in field
IS XS / bASILE / bASIL in three lines
AE follis, 27mm, 6.50g
Struck under Constantine X
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Class_G_Anonymous_follis,_SBCV_1867.JPG
Class G Anonymous follis, SBCV 186713 viewsFacing, nimbate bust of Christ holding Book of Gospels, IC XC to sides in fields
Bust if Virgin Orans, facing, MP ΘV in fields to sides
AE follis, 27mm, 7.30
Struck under Romanus IV

Strongly double struck
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Class_H_Anonymous_follis,_SBCV.JPG
Class H Anonymous follis, SBCV 188015 viewsFacing, nimbate bust of Christ holding Book of Gospels, IC XC to sides in fields
Patriarchal Cross with globule and two pellets at extremities, floral ornament along lower border
AE follis, 25mm, 5.35g
Struck under Michael VII
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Class_I_Anonymous_follis,_SBCV_1889.JPG
Class I Anonymous follis, SBCV 188912 viewsFacing, nimbate bust of Christ holding Book of Gospels, IC XC to sides in fields
Latin Cross with globule and two pellets at extremities, X in center, floral ornament along lower border
AE follis, 27mm, 5.27g
Struck under Nicephorus III

Strongly double struck
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Constans_II,_SBCV_1000~0.JPG
Constans II, SBCV 100010 viewsEN TγTO NIKA
Standing facing figure of Constans holding long cross and globus cruciger
Large m, Cross above, ANA left, NEOS right, ΔII below
Minted 642-643, Constantinople
AE follis, 23mm, 3.09g
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Class_A1_Anonymous_follis,_SBCV.JPG
Class A1 Anonymous follis, SBCV 179317 views+EMMANOVHΛ
Facing, nimbate bust of Christ with two pellets in limbs of Cross, IC XC to sides in fields
+IhSuS / XRISTuS / bASILEu / bASILE in four lines
AE follis, 29mm, 3.94g


Struck on ragged square flan
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Class_A3_Anonymous_follis,_SBCV.JPG
Class A3 Anonymous follis, SBCV 181812 views+EMMANOVHΛ
Facing, nimbate bust of Christ with four pellets around globule in limbs of Cross, IC XC to sides in fields
+IhSuS / XRISTuS / bASILEu / bASILE in four lines
AE follis, 29mm, 12.54g
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Class_B_Anonymous_follis,_SBCV.JPG
lass B Anonymous follis, SBCV 182323 views+EMMANOVHΛ
Facing, nimbate bust of Christ , IC XC to sides in fields
IS XS / bAS ILE / bAS ILE in three lines about large Cross on three steps
AE follis, 30mm, 12.67g

Struck on square flan
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Class_E_Anonymous_follis,_SBCV_1855.JPG
Class E Anonymous follis, SBCV 185514 viewsacing bust of Christ wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, and holding book of Gospels, IC XC in fields to sides
IS XS / bASILE / bASIL in three lines -+- above -u- below
Strongly overstruck on older issue
AE follis, 29mm, 8.39g
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Class_C_Anonymous_follis,_SBCV_1825.JPG
Class C Anonymous follis, SBCV 182511 viewsFacing, nimbate 3/4 length figure of Christ , IC XC to sides in fields
IC XS / NI KA in two lines about large jeweled Cross
AE follis, 29mm, 4.79g
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Alexius_I,_Sear_1953.JPG
John II, SBCV 195314 viewsChrist enthroned, facing, holding Book of Gospels, IC XC in fields to sides
Crowned bust of Alexius, facing, wearing chlamys, holding labarum and globus cruciger
AE tetarteron, 20mm, 3.91g
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Alexius_I,_SBCV_1931.JPG
Alexius I, SBCV 193120 viewsJeweled Cross on two steps with globus at each tip, X at center, C Φ / AΛ Δ in fields to sides
Crowned bust of Alexius, facing, wearing loros, holding long Cross and globus cruciger
AE tetarteron, 20mm, 1.28g
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Alexius_I,_SBCV_1918.JPG
Alexius I, SBCV 191813 viewsChrist enthroned, facing, holding Book of Gospels, IC XC in fields to sides
AΛE ΔEC
Crowned bust of Alexius, facing, wearing chlamys, holding cruciform scepter and globus cruciger
Billon trachy, 27mm, 3.18g

Specimen flattened, pierced and chipped
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Alexius_I,_SBCV_1932.JPG
Alexius I, SBCV 193214 viewsAE tetarteron, 15mm, 2.11g, very worn
Patriarchal Cross on two steps, A - Δ / K - Φ to sides
AΛE ZI
Facing bust of Emperor, holding cruciform scepter and globus cruciger
Constantinople mint
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Andronicus_I,_SBCV_1985.JPG
Andronicus I, SBCV 198511 viewsNimbate standing and facing figure of Virgin holding icon of head of infant Christ, MV - ΘV to sides
[ANΔPONIKOC ΔECΠOTHC]
Standing facing figure of Andronicus with forked beard being crowned by nimbate, bearded figure of Christ, IC - XC to sides of head
Constantinople
AE trachy, 32mm, 2.69g
novacystisAug 26, 2013
Maurice_Tiberius,_SBCV_494(IIII_D).JPG
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 49419 viewsDN mAVRC TIbER PP AV
AE follis, 30mm, 12.91g
Facing bust of Maurice, helmeted and cuirasses, holding globus cruciger
Large M, ANNO left, Cross above II/II right, A below
CON in ex.
Minted Ccnstantinople, 585-586
1 commentsnovacystisAug 22, 2013
Maurice_Tiberius,_SBCV_494(SIII_G).JPG
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 49411 viewsDN mAVRC TIbER PP AV
AE follis, 32.5mm, 11.43g
Facing bust of Maurice, helmeted and cuirasses, holding globus cruciger
Large M, ANNO left, Cross above SI/II right
CON in ex.
Minted Constantinople, 590-591
novacystisAug 22, 2013
Maurice_Tiberius,_SBCV_496A.JPG
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 496A18 viewsON mAVRIC PP AV
AE half follis, 27mm, 6.03g
Crown and cuirassed facing bust holding globus cruciger and shield
Large K, ANNO left, Cross above, II right, Δ below
Constantinople

Strongly overstruck over earlier issue
1 commentsnovacystisAug 22, 2013
Maurice_Tiberius,_SBCV_497.JPG
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 4979 viewsDn mAVR TIbER PP AV
Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger
Large K, ANNO left, IX/II right, Cross above, E below
Constantinople
AE half follis, 24mm ragged flan
novacystisAug 22, 2013
Tiberius_II_Constantine,_SBCV_436.JPG
Tiberius II Constantine, SBCV 43615 viewsδm TIb CONSTAN PP AVI
AE decanummium
Crown draped bust facing
Large X, Cross above
Constantinople mint
20mm, 2.44g
novacystisAug 22, 2013
Eudoxia,_RIC_83(Antioch).jpg
Eudoxia, RIC 83 (Antioch)9 viewsAEL EVDO-XIA AVG
Pearl-diademed, draped bust right, wearing necklace and earrings, crowned by hand of God
GLORIA RO-MANORVM
Empress enthroned facing, arms crossed over breast, crowned by hand of god. Cross in right field
ANTA in ex.
AE3, 18.5mm, 2.07g
Antioch
novacystisAug 21, 2013
Maurice_Tiberius,_MIBEC_149.JPG
Maurice Tiberius, MIBEC 1498 viewsDN MAVRC TIbER PP AVG
Helmeted bust facing, holding globus cruciger
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, II right, A below
CON in ex.
Moneta Militaris Imitativa
AE follis, 28mm, 9.01g
novacystisAug 21, 2013
Justinian_II,_SBCV_373.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 37313 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, X right, NI below
KYZ in ex.
Minted Cyzicus, 574-575
AE half follis, 22mm, 4.48g
novacystisAug 21, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV174.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 1748 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing, holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, XXX/uIII right, TES below
Thessalonica, minted 565-566 AD
AE half follis, 22mm, 5.68g
novacystisAug 21, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV167.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 16711 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large I, Cross above, ANNO left, X/X/X right
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE 10 nummi, 19mm, 4.41g
novacystisAug 21, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_247.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 247.11 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Laureate bust right
Large IB, Cross between
AΛEZ in ex.
Alexandria
AE 12 nummi, 2.89g
novacystisAug 21, 2013
Justin_II,_SBCV_363.JPG
Justin II, SBCV 36312 viewsNo Legend
Monogram of Justin II
Large E, Γ right
Constantinople
AE pentanummium, 16mm, 1.63g
novacystisAug 20, 2013
Justin_II,_SBCV_365.JPG
Justin II, SBCV 36514 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Facing helmeted, cuirassed bust of Justin holding globus cruciger
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, u right, TES below
Minted Thessalonica, 569-570
AE half follis, 22mm, 5.17g
novacystisAug 20, 2013
Justin_II,_SBCV_375.JPG
Justin II, SBCV 3758 viewsNo legend
Monogram of Justin II
Large E, K to right
AE pentanummium, 16mm on irregular flan
Cyzicus mint
novacystisAug 20, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_236.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 23617 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large I, Cross above, ANNO left, X/X/II right
uHuII in ex.
Minted Theoupolis 548-549
AE 10 nummi, 24mm, 4.96g
novacystisAug 20, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_237.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 23712 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Helmeted, cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger
Large I, Cross above, ANNO left, XXuII right
tHEuP in ex.
Minted Theoupolis 554-555
AE 10 nummi, 22mm, 3.34g
novacystisAug 20, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_366(Xi_Theta).JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36612 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Θ+C above, ANNO left, X right, TES below
Minted Thessalonica, 574-575
AE half follis, 23mm, 6.14g
novacystisAug 20, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_369(S_B).JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36913 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, u right, A below
NIKO in ex.
Minted Nicomedia, 570-571
AE follis, 29mm, 12.99g
novacystisAug 20, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_369(SI_D).JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36917 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, uI right, Δ below
NIKO in ex.
Minted Nicomedia, 571-572
AE follis, 30mm, 11.68g
novacystisAug 20, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_369(SIII_A).JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36920 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, uI/II right, A below
NIKO in ex.
Minted Nicomedia, 573-574
AE follis, 29mm, 13.18g
novacystisAug 20, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_370.JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 37012 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, SI / II right, NI below
Minted Nicomedia, 573-574
AE half follis, 23mm, 4.59g
novacystisAug 20, 2013
Phocas,_SBCV_640.JPG
Phocas, SBCV 64020 viewsDN FOCAE PP AVG
Crowned, mantled bust facing, holding mappa and cross
Large XXXX, ANNO above, regnal year to right
CONS in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 32mm, 10.61g

Strongly overstruck on follis of Maurice Tiberius
novacystisAug 19, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_361(S_B).JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36111 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Chi-Rho above, ANNO left, S right, B below
Minted Constantinople, 570-571
AE half follis, 23mm, 6.17g
novacystisAug 19, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_361(SI_G).JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36112 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Chi-Rho above, ANNO left, SI right, Γ below
Minted Constantinople, 571-572
AE half follis, 24mm, 7.27g
novacystisAug 19, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_366(E_Cross).JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 3668 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, ΘKC above, ANNO left, E right, TES below
Minted Thessalonica, 569-570
AE half follis, 22.5mm, 5.50g
novacystisAug 19, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_366(E_K).JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36610 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, E right, TES below
Minted Thessalonica, 569-570
AE half follis, 23mm, 6.39g
novacystisAug 19, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_366(X_Theta).JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36612 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large K, Θ+C above, ANNO left, XI right, TES below
Minted Thessalonica, 575-576
AE half follis, 23mm, 5.42g
novacystisAug 19, 2013
Anastasius,_SBCV13.JPG
Anastasius I, SBCV 1315 viewsDN ANASTASIUS PF AVG
Diademed draped bust right
Monogram of Anastasius in wreath
Constantinople
AE-4, 10mm, 0.74g
novacystisAug 18, 2013
Constans_II,_SBCV1104.JPG
Constans II, SBCV 11049 views[InPER COnSt]
Facing bust, beardless, wearing crown and chlamys, holding globus cruciger
Large M, Monogram 35 above
Syracuse, 26mm, 3.80g
novacystisAug 18, 2013
Heraclius,_SBCV_806.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 80610 viewsStanding facing figures of Heraclius, Constantine Heraclius and Martina, all holding globus cruciger, two crosses in field between
Large M, Cross above, ANAO left, S right, A below
CON in ex.
Minted 615-616, Constantinople
AE follis, 29mm, 7.44g

Struck on ragged flan
novacystisAug 18, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_360(IIII_B).JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36015 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, II/II right, B below
CON in ex.
Minted Constantinople, 568-569
AE follis, 28.5mm, 12.74g
novacystisAug 18, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_360(XI_E).JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36017 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, X / I right, E below
CON in ex.
Minted Constantinople, 575-576
AE follis, 30mm, 13.73g
novacystisAug 18, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_217.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 21715 views[DN IVSTINI] AN PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, stars to sides, A below
ΘYΠOΛE in ex.
Theoupolis
AE follis, 32mm, 12.60g
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_218.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 21813 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, XIII right, B below
ΘYΠO in ex.
Theoupolis, minted 539-540 AD
AE follis, 39mm, 19.30g
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_231.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 23110 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing, holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, XXX right, p below
Theoupolis, minted 556-557 AD
AE half follis, 29mm, 11.79g
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Leo_III,_SBCV_1515.JPG
Leo III, SBCV 151519 viewsFacing busts of Leo III and Constantine V wearing loros, Cross between heads
Large M, XXX left, NNN right, Cross above, A below
Constantinople mint
AE follis, 24mm, 4.03g

Ragged flan and weak strike
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Leo_III,_SBCV_1930.JPG
Leo III, SBCV 153010 viewsLegend garbled
Facing bust of Leo with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, holding globus cruciger and akakia
Facing bust of Constantine with beardless, wearing crown and chlamys, holding globus cruciger and akakia, sitting on horizontal line, M below [SC/L] off flan
AE follis, 22mm, 2.01g
Syracuse
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_192.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 19217 views[DN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG]
Diademed, cuirassed bust right
Large H, *+* above, A left, P right
Thessalonica
AE 8 nummi, 19mm, 3.73g
Struck on square flan
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_199.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 19914 viewsDN IVSTINIAN PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, Crosses left and right, B below
NIKM~ in ex.
Nicomedia mint
AE follis, 31mm, 17.31g
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_203.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 20310 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing, holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, u/XII/II right, NI below
Nicomedia, minted 564-565 AD
AE half follis, 26mm, 9.31g
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_205.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 2059 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large I, Cross above, ANNO left, XXSIII right
NIK in ex.
Minted Nikomedia, 555-556
AE 10 nummi, 16mm, 4.60g
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_209.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 2099 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large I, Cross above, ANNO left, X/X/I right
KYZ in ex.
Cyzicus
AE 10 nummi, 13mm, 2.03g

Strongly double struck
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_177.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 17712 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust right
Large IS, *+* above, A left, P right, TES below
Thessalonica
AE 16 nummi, 23mm, 4.92g
Struck on square flan
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_175.jpg
Justinian I, SBCV 1757 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust right
Large IS, + above, A left, P right, TES below
Thessalonica
AE 16 nummi, 22mm, 5.81g
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_174.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 17410 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing, holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large K, Cross above, ANNO left, XXX/uII right, TES below
Thessalonica, minted 564-565 AD
AE half follis, 20mm, 4.27g
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_172.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 17210 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large E, Cross right
Constantinople
AE 5 nummi, 13mm, 1.57g
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_167.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 16710 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large I, Cross above, ANNO left, X/II/II right
Con in ex.
Constantinople
AE 10 nummi, 19mm, 3.18g
novacystisAug 17, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_163_(17G).JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 163 12 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, X/U/II right, Γ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople, minted 542-543 AD
AE follis, 35.5mm, 17.39g
novacystisAug 16, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_163(13G).JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 163 9 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, X/III right, Γ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople, minted 539-540 AD
AE follis, 38.5mm, 16.16g
novacystisAug 16, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_163(18D).JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 16311 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, X/U/II right, Δ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople, minted 544-545 AD
AE follis, 34mm, 17.30g
novacystisAug 16, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_163(21D).JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 1638 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger, Cross in right field
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, X/X/I right, Δ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople, minted 547-548 AD
AE follis, 34mm, 18.76g
novacystisAug 16, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_164.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 1648 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large K, long Cross left, Γ right, stars above and below
Constantinople
AE half follis, 24mm, 7.41g
novacystisAug 16, 2013
Anastasius_I,_SBCV_29.JPG
Anastasius I, SBCV 2910 viewsDN ANA[STASIVS PP AVG]
Diademed, draped bust right
Large E with pellets above and below center bar, Γ right
Constantinople
AE 5 nummi, 12mm, 1.32g
novacystisAug 16, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_159.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 15912 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Crosses above, and to sides, E below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 32mm, 13.72g
novacystisAug 16, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_160.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 16014 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, eight ray stars to sides, Δ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 30mm, 13.76g
novacystisAug 16, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_161.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 16113 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, stars left with pellet above, Cross on pellet right, Δ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 34mm, 15.37g
novacystisAug 16, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_162.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 16217 views[DN IVSTINI]ANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, star left, Cross above, crescent right E below, CON in ex
Constantinople
AE follis, 30mm
novacystisAug 16, 2013
Michael_II,_SBCV_1652.JPG
Michael II, SBCV 165217 viewsmIXAHL S ΘEOF
Facing busts of Michael in Chlamys and Theophilus in loros
Large M, Cross above, Θ below
Syracuse mint
AE follis, 26mm, 3.62g

Holed
novacystisAug 15, 2013
Theophilus,_SBCV_1681.JPG
Theophilus, SBCV 168114 viewsΘEOFILOS BAS
Facing bust with short beard, holding golbus cruciger
Large M, XXX left, NNN right, Cross above, Θ below
Syracuse mint
AE follis, 17mm, 1.76g
novacystisAug 15, 2013
Tiberius_II_Constantine,_SBCV_434.JPG
Tiberius II Constantine, SBCV 43411 viewsδm TIb CONSTANT PP AVG
Half follis
Facing, crowned bust holding Cross
Large XX, Cross above
CONE in ex.
16mm, 6.1g
novacystisAug 15, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_111.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 11110 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large retrograde E left, Tyche of Antioch right
Antioch
AE 5 nummi, 14mm, 2.12g
novacystisAug 15, 2013
Justin_II_and_Sophia,_SBCV_369.JPG
Justin II and Sophia, SBCV 36920 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Seated, facing figures of Justin and Sophia
Large M, Cross above, ANNO left, u right, B below
NIKO in ex.
Minted Nicomedia, 569-570
AE follis, 30mm, 11.85g
novacystisAug 15, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_158.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 15818 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, stars left, Cross right, B below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 32mm, 17.31g
novacystisAug 15, 2013
Justinian_I,_SBCV_198.JPG
Justinian I, SBCV 19814 viewsDN IVSTINIAN PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, star left, Cross right, B below
NIKM in ex.
Nicomedia mint
AE follis, 31mm, 17.25g
novacystisAug 15, 2013
Maurice_Tiberius,_SBCV_534.JPG
Maurice Tiberius, SBCV 53414 viewsΠTINOC~ ~TIANTAPPIV (garbled legend)
Crowned bust facing in consular robes, holding mappa and eagle-topped scepter
Large X•X, Cross above, ANNO left, IIII right, ρ below
Minted Theoupolis 585-586
AE half follis, 24mm, 6.43g
novacystisAug 15, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_77.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 7717 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed draped bust right
Large Chi-Rho, B left, E right, 2 pellets below
AE pentanummium, 15mm, 1.78g
novacystisAug 14, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_83.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 8318 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, stars to sides, A below
NIKm in ex.
Nicomedia
AE follis, 32mm, 15.90g
novacystisAug 14, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_88.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 8814 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above and to sides, A below
NIKm in ex.
Nicomedia
AE follis, 31mm, 14.07g
novacystisAug 14, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_91.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 9115 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large K, long Cross left with NI to sides, A right
Nicomedia
AE half follis, 26mm, 8.61g
novacystisAug 14, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_103.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 10317 views[Garbled]SINID (S and N retrograde)
Diademed draped bust right
Large M, star left, crescent right, Cross above, Γ below
ANX? in ex.
Antioch
AE follis, 30mm, 12.70g
novacystisAug 14, 2013
Constans_II,_SBCV_1000.JPG
Constans II, SBCV 100010 viewsEN TγTO NIKA
Standing facing figure of Constans holding long cross and globus cruciger
Large m, Cross above, ANA left, NEOS right, ΔII below
Minted 642-643, Constantinople
AE follis, 26mm, 5.11g
novacystisAug 14, 2013
Heraclius,_SBCV_805.JPG
Heraclius, SBCV 80516 viewsdd NN hERACLYS ET hERA CONST PP A
Heraclius left and Constantine Heraclius right, standing, facing, each holding globus cruciger
Large M, Chi-Rho above, ANNO left III right, A below
CON in ex.
AE follis, 33mm, 10.99g
Minted Constantinople, 612-613

Coin is over struck on follis of Phocas from Nikomedia, Sear 659
novacystisAug 14, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_62.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 6214 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, stars to sides, Δ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 32mm, 14.25g
novacystisAug 14, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_75.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 7515 viewsDN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG
Diademed draped bust right
Large Chi-Rho, B left, E right
AE pentanummium, 12mm, 1.78g
novacystisAug 14, 2013
Anastasius_I_SBCV_23.JPG
Anastasius I, SBCV2313 viewsDN ANASTASIVS PF AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large K, long Cross left
Constantinople
AE half follis - small module, 20mm, 4.59g
novacystisAug 13, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_62G.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 6219 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, stars to sides, Γ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis, 30mm, 16.05g
novacystisAug 13, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_68.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 68 11 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large K, long Cross left, Γ
Constantinople
AE half follis, 28mm, 6.90g
novacystisAug 13, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_69.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 698 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large K, long cross left, Γ right, stars above and below
Constantinople
AE half follis, 27mm, 10.79g
novacystisAug 13, 2013
Justin_I,_SBCV_72.JPG
Justin I, SBCV 729 viewsDN IVSTINVS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large E, A right
Constantinople
AE Pentanummium, 11mm, 1.72g
novacystisAug 13, 2013
Alexius_I_SBCV1934.JPG
Alexius I, SBCV 193428 viewsNo legend
Virgin not orans, MP / ΘV in fields to sides
AΛE
Facing bust of Alexius wearing crown, and jeweled chlamys, holding cruciform scepter and globus cruciger
AE half tetateron, 18mm, 1.97
novacystisAug 13, 2013
Anastasius_I_SBCV_17.JPG
Anastasius I, SBCV 1717 viewsDN ANASTASIUS PP AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, star left, E below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis - small module, 24mm, 9.24g
novacystisAug 13, 2013
Anastasius_I_SBCV_19E.JPG
Anastasius I, SBCV 1920 viewsDN ANASTASIUS PP AVG
Laureate, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, stars with eight rays to sides, E below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis - large module, 32mm, 16.65g
novacystisAug 13, 2013
Anastasius_I_SBCV_19G.JPG
Anastasius I, SBCV 1919 viewsDN ANASTASIUS PP AVG
Laureate, draped bust right
Large M, Cross above, stars with six rays to sides, Γ below
CON in ex.
Constantinople
AE follis - large module, 33mm, 15.99g
novacystisAug 13, 2013
Anastasius_I_SBCV_41.JPG
Anastasius I, SBCV 4112 views[DN ANASTASIVS PF AVG]
Diademed, draped bust right
Large K, long Cross left with NI to sides, star right
Nicomedia
AE half follis - small module, 20mm, 2.78g
novacystisAug 13, 2013
Maximianus_RIC_14.JPG
Maximianus, RIC 148 viewsIMP C M A MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
CONCORDIA MILITVM
Post reform radiate, 21mm, 2.91g
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Jupiter standing right, presenting Victory to Maximianus, HB between
Heraclea mint
novacystisAug 10, 2013
Severina_RIC_3.JPG
Severina, RIC 39 viewsSEVERINA AVG
CONCORDIA AVGG
AE antoninianus, 22mm, 3.92g
Draped diademed bust on crescent
Standing figures of Emperor and Severina clasping hands
Gamma XXIR in ex.
Rome mint
novacystisAug 10, 2013
Tacitus_RIC_95.JPG
Tacitus, RIC 9510 viewsIMP C M CL TACITVS AVG
VBERTAS AVG
AE antoninianus, 22mm, 3.23g
Radiate, draped bust right
Ubertas standing left holding purse and cornucopia
XXIE in ex.
novacystisAug 10, 2013
Vabalathus_RIC_381.JPG
Vabalathus, RIC 3819 viewsVABALATHVS V CRIM DR
IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG
AE antoninianus, 23mm, 3.10g
Laureate head right
Radiate bust right, cuirassed, E under bust
novacystisAug 10, 2013
Aurelian_RIC_151.JPG
Aurelian, RIC 15110 viewsIMP C AVRVLIANVS AVG
ORIENS AVG
AE antoninianus, 22mm, 2.85g
Radiate cuirassed bust right
Sol walking left, treading down one of two bound captives to either side, hand raised and holding orb, Star to left
Ticinum mint
Specimen is partly silvered
PXXT in ex.
novacystisAug 08, 2013
Constantius_I_RIC_35.JPG
Constantius I, RIC 358 viewsFL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB C
VOT X
AE3, 22mm, 2.35g
Radiate head right
Wreath with FK
Carthage Mint
novacystisAug 08, 2013
Florian_RIC_116.JPG
Florian, RIC 11610 viewsIMP FLORIANVS AVG
CONCORDIA MILITVM
AE antoninianus, 23mm, 3.21g
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Victory standing right presenting wreath to Florian
Cyzicus mint
Q in ex.

Flan is broken and glued
novacystisAug 08, 2013
LeoIV-SBCV1587.JPG
Leo IV, SBCV-158719 viewsNo legend
Leo IV and Constantine VIseated on double throne, each wearing chlamys, Cross between heads
No legend
Small facing busts of Leo III and Constantine V, each wearing loros, Cross between heads, all above a horizontal line, M below, X / N in fields to sides, Z below
AE follis, 24 mm. 4.82g
novacystisAug 08, 2013
Michael_VIII_SBCV_2315.JPG
Michael VIII, SBCV 231521 viewsBust of St. Demetrius
Michael holding patriarchal Cross in each hand, star to lower left
Thessalonica
AE Trachy, 23mm, 1.59g
novacystisJul 20, 2013
Andronicus_III_SBCV_2492_DOC_Cl__XXXIII.JPG
Andronicus III, SBCV 2492, DOC Cl. XXXIII (Andronicus II) 15 viewsBust of military saint holding sword on shoulder
No legend
Bust of Andronicus holding two globi crucigeri
Thessalonica
AE aspron trachy, 20mm, 0.72g

Specimen is broken and reglued
novacystisJul 20, 2013
Michael_VIII_SBCV_2299_DOC_Cl__VIII.JPG
Michael VIII, SBCV 2299, DOC Cl. VIII (Thessalonica)17 viewsLarge cross with stars in the upper corners and fleur-de-lis in the lower corners
[MIXAHΛ ΔECΠ ΔHM]
Michael and St. Demetrius holding castle with two towers, surmounted by fleur-de-lis
Thessalonica
AE aspron trachy, 23mm, 1.27g

Specimen is severely double struck especially noticeable on the reverse
novacystisJul 20, 2013
Andronicus_III_SBCV_2483_DOC_Cl__III.JPG
Andronicus III, SBCV 2483, DOC Cl. III14 viewsWinged patriarchal Cross
No legend
Half-length figure of Andronicus and St. Demetrius holding long Cross between
AE Trachy, 16mm, 0.72g

Specimen is clipped
novacystisJul 20, 2013
Andronicus_III_DOC_Cl__XIX.JPG
Andronicus III, DOC Cl. XIX16 viewsPaleologos monogram
ΔMH ANΔP
Three quarter length figures of St. Demetrius and Andronicus holding staff surmounted by flour de lis
Thessalonica
AE assarion, 18mm, 0.93g
novacystisJul 20, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2435.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 243515 viewsHalf length figure of winged St. Michael with scepter and globus
Two emperors standing, holding labarum
Constantinople
AE trachy
16mm, 0.91g
novacystisJul 20, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2457_DOC_Cl__XIX.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2457, DOC Cl. XIX (Thessalonica)11 viewsNo legend
Six petaled flower
No legend
Facing figures of Michael holding a cross scepter and akakia being crowned by Andronicus holding an akakia
Thessalonica
AE trachy, 22mm, 1.84g
novacystisJul 20, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2458_DOC_Cl__XXIV.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2458, DOC Cl. XXIV (Thessalonica)16 viewsNo legend
Two concentric circles bisected by line
Nl legend
half length facing figures of Andronicus and Michael holding long haloed Cross between
Thessalonica
AE trachy, 22mm, 1.86g
novacystisJul 20, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2390_DOC_Cl__XXIX.jpg
Andronicus II, SBCV 2390, DOC Cl. XXIX (Thessalonica)18 viewsLarge, four petal flower with stars at each corner
[ANΔ KO]
Andronicus standing, holding large fleur-dre-lis
Thessalonica
AE aspron trachy, 22mm, 2.11g
novacystisJul 20, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2377_DOC_Cl__XXVII.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2377, DOC Cl. XXVII (Thessalonica)19 viewsBrockage obverse
No legend
Emperor standing,facing supporting large Patriarchal Cross and holding akakia, star in left field
Thessalonica
AE trachy 22mm, 1.60g
novacystisJul 18, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2379_DOC_Cl__XLIII.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2379, DOC Cl. XLIII (Thessalonica)19 viewsFull brockage
No legend
Winged emperor standing, facing, holding patriarchal Cross and scepter
AE aspron trachy, 21mm, 1.76g
novacystisJul 18, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2380_DOC_Cl__X.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2380, DOC Cl. X (Thessalonica)20 viewsSt. Demetrius with sword and shield between B and retrograde B
ANΔPONIKOC [ΔECΠOT] to sides
Andronicus standing holding large cross and scepter, stars above
Thessalonica

AE aspron trachy, 21mm, 1.68g
novacystisJul 18, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2383_DOC_Cl__XXXII.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2383, DOC Cl. XXXII (Thessalonica)15 viewsBrockage obverse
Facing figure of Emperor holding haloed cross and labarum, Paleologan monogram in upper left field
Thessalonica
AE trachy, 22mm, 1.58g
novacystisJul 18, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2387_DOC_Cl__XXX.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2387, DOC Cl. XXX (Thessalonica)15 viewsObverse full brockage
[ANIKC]
Andronicus standing, facing, holding two haloed Crosses
Thessalonica

AE aspron trachy, 19mm, 1.06g
novacystisJul 18, 2013
Phocas_SBCV673.JPG
Phocas and Leontia, SBCV 67331 viewsO N FOC NE PE AV
Full length figures of Phocas (left) holding globus cruciger, and Leontia (right) holding cruciform scepter, both standing, facing, cross between heads
Large X•X, A/N/N/O left, III right, Cross above, Ρ below
AE half follis,
Theoupolis mint, 604-605 A.D.
23.5mm, 5.89g

Coin has nice desert patina!

1 commentsnovacystisJul 16, 2013
Andronicus_II_and_Michael_IX_DOC_Cl__XXIII.JPG
Andronicus II and Michael IX, DOC Cl. XXIII24 viewsLarge Cross with bars at the tips, stars in upper corners, retrograde B B in the lower corners
ANΔPON[IKOC MIXAH&Lambda]
Large patriarchal Cross supported by 2/3 length figures of Andronicus and Michael
AE assarion, 20mm, 0.93g
novacystisJul 16, 2013
Andronicus_II_and_Michael_IX_SBCV_2402_DOC.JPG
Andronicus II and Michael IX, SBCV 2402, DOC Cl. VII22 viewsBOHΘEI K[VPIE]
Christ seated on backless throne, hand raised in benediction, IC XC about nimbate head
POMAION [AVTOKPATOIE]
Andronicus and Michael holding labarum between
AR basilicon, 21mm, 2.13g

Specimen is weakly struck
novacystisJul 16, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2360_DOC_Cl__XXXVIII.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2360, DOC Cl. XXXVIII (Thessalonica)16 viewsO AΓ IO S / [Δ MH Tp]
Bust of St. Demetrius holding small Cross to breast
Andronicus left, holding Cross scepter, being blessed by Virgin, star above, retrograde B between M ΘV to sides in field
AE aspron trachy, 20mm, 0.95g
novacystisJul 16, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2372_DOC_Cl__VII.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2372, DOC Cl. VII (Thessalonica)20 viewsΓ OA [Δ HMH Tp IS]
Bust of St. Demetrius facing, holding sword and shield
[ANΔ ... ΔΠΓC]
Andronicus standing, holding two large Fleur-de-lis
Thessalonica mint
AE aspron trachy, 21mm, 1.81g
novacystisJul 16, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2373_DOC_Cl__XXXIV.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2373, DOC Cl. XXXIV (Thessalonica)16 viewsObverse brockage
No legend
Andronicus standing with Cross and globus cruciger, Manus Dei upper right
AE aspron trachy, 21mm, 1.54g
novacystisJul 16, 2013
Vespasian~0.JPG
Vespasian16 viewsIMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG PM TR P PP COS III
ROMA
AE sestertius, 32mm, 22.20g
Laureate head right
worn reverse
novacystisJul 15, 2013
Poppaea_RPC_1756.JPG
Poppaea, RPC 175619 viewsPOPPAIA ΣEBASTH
AE 26 of Perinthus, 9.68g
Headdress of Isis within wreath, PE to sides
Wife of Nero

Poorly preserved specimen
novacystisJul 15, 2013
Titus_RIC_427.JPG
Titus, RIC 42713 viewsT CAES VESPASIAN IMP PON TR POT COS II
AE sestertius, 32mm, 22.87g
Laureate head right
Mars, helmeted and nude advancing right, holding spear and trophy, SC to sides
Very porous example
novacystisJul 15, 2013
Germanicus_RIC_108~0.jpg
Germanicus, RIC 10819 viewsGERMANICVS CAESAR TI AVG F DIVI AVG N,
Bare head right
TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P around large SC
AE as, 28mm, 9.91g
novacystisJul 15, 2013
Tetricus_I_RIC_115.JPG
Tetricus I, RIC 1158 viewsIMP C TETRICVS PF AVG
PRINCIVVENT
AE antoninianus, 18mm, 2.16g
Radiate head right cuirassed
Tetricus II advancing left with spear and olive branch
novacystisJul 15, 2013
Domitian_RIC_706.JPG
Domitian, RIC 70620 viewsIMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XV CENS PERP P
VIRTVTI AVGVSTI
AE dupondius, 29mm, 9.12g
Radiate head right
Virtus standing right with spear and parazonium, foot on helmet
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Drusus_RIC126_(Titus).JPG
Drusus RIC126 (Titus)17 viewsDRVSVS CAESAR TI AVG F DIV [I AVG N]
Bare head left
[IMP T CAES] DIVI VESP F [AVG REST] around large SC
AE as, 28mm
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Hostilian_Moushou_54.JPG
Hostilian, Moushou 5414 viewsC VAL HOST M QV [INTVS CAE]
Bare head bust draped and cuirassed
PMA COL [VIM]
Moesia standing, facing, hands outstreached over a bull and lion
ANXII in ex.
AE 26mm, 11.70g
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Macrinus_Moushmov_539.JPG
Macrinus, Moushmov 53919 viewsAVT K OPEL CEVH MAKPEINOC KM OPELL ANTWNEINOC
VP PONTIANOV MAPKIANOPOLEITWN
AE 27 of Markianopolis, 10.12g
Confronted busts of Macrinus and Diadumenian
Athena, in Corinthian helmet, with long chiton & aegis, standing left, resting left arm on arm of throne, feeding snake coiled around olive-tree in front of her, throne decorated with winged sphinx, left; behind her, shield with owl seated on rim
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Nero_SEAR_91.JPG
Nero, SEAR 9117 viewsIMP NERO CAESAR AVG PM TR P POT PP
AE As, 27mm, 8.52g
Bare head right
Victory advances left holding shield inscribed SPQR, SC to sides
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Faustina_II_Mou_4733.JPG
Faustina II, Mou 473319 viewsFAVCTEINA CEBACTH
PΛΩTEINOΠOΛEITΩN
AE 22, Plotinopolis, 5.13g
Draped bust right
Homonoia standing left holding patera and cornucopia
Very worn example
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Gordian_III_and_Tranquillina_Moushmov_2288.JPG
Gordian III and Tranquillina, Moushmov 228819 viewsAVTK M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓCA TRANKVΛΛEINA
Facing, draped busts of Gordian III and Tranquillina
MHTPOΠONTOV TOMEΩC
Hygieia standing right, holding a serpent that she feeds from a patera

AE 27, 12.69g
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Hadrian_RIC_616.JPG
Hadrian, RIC 61613 viewsIMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG -
P M TR P COS III
AE as, 26mm, 9.66g
Bare, draped bust right
Pax standing left, holding branch & cornucopiae
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Antonia_RIC_92.JPG
Antonia, RIC 9220 viewsANTONIA AVGVSTA
TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM T RP IMP
AE dupondius, 26mm, 12.00g
Draped bust right
Cladius, togate, standing left, holding simpulum, SC to sides

very worn example
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Antoninus_Pius_RIC_970.JPG
Antoninus Pius, RIC 97012 viewsANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP II
TR POT XX COS IIII
AE dupondius, 25mm, 12.15g
Radiate head right
Providentia standing left, pointing at globe at foot, holding scepter, SC to sides
Minted 156-157 AD
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Caracalla_RIC_144.JPG
Caracalla, RIC 14412 viewsANTONINVS PIVS AVG
VICT PART MAX
Limes Denarius, 20mm, 4.05g
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right
Victory advances left holding palm and wreath
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Claudius_I_RIC_99.JPG
Claudius I, RIC 9922 viewsTI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM T RP IMP
SPES AVGVSTA
AE sestertius, 33mm, 18.48g
Laureate head right
Spes standing left, holding flower, raising hem of skirt
SC in ex.
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Diadumenian.JPG
Diadumenian16 views[K M OΠΠEΛ ANTΩN ΔIAΔ] - OVMENIANOC
Draped and cuirassed bust right with bare head
VΠ CTATIOV ΛON ΓI NOV NIKOΠOΛ / IT-ON in field
Hera in long garment standing left, holding patera and scepter
Nikopolis
AE 24, 9.67g
novacystisJul 13, 2013
Otacila_Severa~0.JPG
Otacilia Severa, Moushmov 39 176 viewsM OTACIL SEVERA AVG
PMS COL VIM
AE 29, 18.4g
Diademed draped bust right
Moesia standing, facing between bull & lion
Viminacium, Moesia Superior
AN VIII

A scarce variety with a nice dark green patina
2 commentsnovacystisJul 12, 2013
Otacila_Severa.JPG
Otacila Severa20 viewsM OTACIL SEVERA AVG
PMS COL VIM
AE 29, 18.4g
Diademed draped bust right
Moesia standing, facing between bull & lion
Viminacium, Moesia Superior
AN VIII

A scarce variety with a nice dark green patina
novacystisJul 11, 2013
Theodora~0.JPG
Theodora10 viewsFL MAX THEODORAE AVG
PIETAS ROMANA
AE4, 14mm, 1.44g
Diademed draped bust right
Piatas standing, facing, carrying an infant at breast
TR? in ex
Trier mint
novacystisJul 11, 2013
Theodosius_I_RIC_29.JPG
Theodosius I, RIC 2914 viewsDN THEODOSIVS PF AVG
VOT V MVLT X
AE4, 14mm, 1.57g
Pearl diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right
Vows within wreath
BSISC• in ex.
Siscia mint
novacystisJul 11, 2013
Valentinian_I_RIC_6.JPG
Valentinian I, RIC 611 viewsDN VALENTINIANVS PF AVG
RESTITVTO RREIP
AE3, 18mm, 2.05g
Diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right
Valentinian standing facing holding labarum and Victory
ΔSIRM in ex.
Sirmium mint
novacystisJul 11, 2013
Valentinian_II_RIC_26b.JPG
Valentinian II, RIC 26b11 viewsDN VALENTINIANVS IVN PF AVG
REPARATIO REIPVB
AE2, 22mm, 4.06g
Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Emperor standing front, offering hand to kneeling woman on left and holding Victory on globe
Siscia mint
*ASISC in ex.
novacystisJul 11, 2013
Maxentius_RIC_45.JPG
Maxentius, RIC 459 viewsIMP C MAXENTIVS PF AVG
FIDES MILITVM AVG
AE Follis , 25mm, 6.50g
Diademed draped bust right
Fides standing left with two standards
MOSTS in ex.
Ostia mint
novacystisJul 11, 2013
Maximinus_II_RIC_160.JPG
Maximinus II, RIC 16010 viewsIMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS PF AVG
GENO AVGVSTI
AE Follis, 20mm, 4.99g
Laureled head left
Genius facing left holding head of Serapis and cornucopia, NH to sides
ALE in ex.
Alexandria mint
novacystisJul 11, 2013
Numerian_RIC_416.JPG
Numerian, RIC RIC 41610 viewsIMP NVMERIANVS AVG
PIATAS AVGG
AE antoninianus, 21mm, 2.40g
Radiate bust right, cuirassed
Mercury standing left holding purse and caduceus
KAΔ in ex.
novacystisJul 11, 2013
Procopius.JPG
Procopius12 viewsDN PROCOPIVS PF AVG
REPARATIO FEL TEMP
AE3, 18mm, 2.06g
Diademed bust left
Procopius standing, facing, holding labarum and shield resting on ground
novacystisJul 11, 2013
Severus_II_RIC_170.JPG
Severus II, RIC 17010 viewsFL VAL SEVERVS NOB C
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
AE3, 19mm, 2.37g
Laureate head right
Genius nude, standing left, holding patera and cornucopia
SIS in ex
Siscia mint
novacystisJul 11, 2013
Magnus_Maximus_RIC_29a.JPG
Magnus Maximus, RIC 29a9 viewsDN MAG MAXIMVS PF AVG
SPES ROMANORVM
AE4, 14mm, 1.41g
Pearl-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right
Campgate with four rows, two turrets, no doors, star above, top
SCON in ex.
Arles mint
novacystisJul 10, 2013
Magnentius~0.JPG
Magnentius7 viewsDN MAGNENTIVS PF AVG
VICTORIAE D D N N AVG ET CAE
AE2, 23mm, 3.62g
Bare, draped, cuirassed bust right
Two Victories facing holding shield inscribed VOT V MVLT X
novacystisJul 10, 2013
Licinius_II_RIC_65.JPG
Licinius II, RIC 6510 viewsDN VAL LICLICINIVS NOB C
IOVI CONSERVATORI
AE3, 20mm, 3.27g
Helmeted bust cuirassed left
Jupiter standing left holding victory and scepter, eagle left, captive right, X/IIGamma in right field
SMHS in ex.
Heraclea mint
novacystisJul 10, 2013
Licinius_I.JPG
Licinius I11 viewsIMP LICLICINIVS PF AVG
SOLI INVICTO COMITI
AE3, 22mm, 2.81g
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right
Sol standing left wearing chlamys, holding glob, and raising right hand, RF to sides
RQ in ex.
novacystisJul 10, 2013
Honorius~0.JPG
Honorius12 viewsDN HONORIVSA PF AVG
GLORIA ROMANORVM
AE4, 16mm, 1.57g
Diademed, draped bust right, star in left field
Three emperors with spears
SMK in ex.
Cyzicus
novacystisJul 10, 2013
Eudoxia_AE3.JPG
Eudoxia, AE315 viewsALE EVDOXIA AVG
SALVS REIPVBLICAE
AE3, 17mm, 1.86g
Diademed, Draped bust right, crowned by Manus Dei
Victory seated right on cuirass, pointing one hand at shield inscribed with Chi-Rho, balanced atop a column

Poorly preserved
novacystisJul 09, 2013
Flavius_Victor_RIC_55b.JPG
Flavius Victor, RIC 55b13 viewsDN FL VICTOR PF AVG
SPES ROMANORVM
AE-4, 13mm, 0.96g
Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Campgate with four rows and two turrets, no doors, star above
Aquileia mint
SMAQS in ex.
novacystisJul 09, 2013
Galeria_Valeria_RIC_211.JPG
Galeria Valeria, RIC 2119 viewsGAL VALERIA AVG
VENERI VICTRICI
AE2, 24mm, 4.95g
Draped bust wearing necklace, shoulders facing on crescent
Venus standing, facing, head left, holding apple and raising drapery over shoulder, A in right field

Poorly preserved example
SIS in ex
novacystisJul 09, 2013
Galerius_RIC_61.JPG
Galerius, RIC 6110 viewsGAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES
CONCORDIA MILITVM
AE Post reform radiate, 20mm, 3.23g
Radiate bust right draped and cuirassed
Jupiter standing right presenting Victory to Galerius, */Gamma between
ANT in ex.
Antioch mint
novacystisJul 09, 2013
Helena_AE4.JPG
Helena, AE410 viewsFL IVL HELENA AVG
PAX PVBLICA
AE4, 16mm, 1.65g
Diademed, mantled bust right
Pax standing left, holding olive branch and transverse scepter
CONS in ex.
novacystisJul 09, 2013
Constantius_Gallus.JPG
Constantius Gallus11 viewsDN CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES -
FEL TEMP REPARATIO
AE3, 18mm, 2.33g
Bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right
Soldier spearing fallen horse-man who is diademed, bearded, and clutching horses neck
novacystisJul 08, 2013
Delmatius_RIC_141.JPG
Delmatius, RIC 14112 viewsFL DELMATIVS NOB C
GLORIA EXERCITVS
AE4, 16mm, 1.46g
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Two soldiers standing holding spears and shields, one standard between
Constantinople mint
CONS in ex.
novacystisJul 08, 2013
Diocletian.JPG
Diocletian9 viewsIMP C VAL DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG
CONCORDIA MILITVM
AE antoninianus, 21.5mm, 3.69g
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Jupiter standing right presenting victory holding wreath to Diocletian, H between
XXI in ex.
novacystisJul 08, 2013
Aelia_Flaccilla_RIC_28.JPG
Aelia Flaccilla, RIC 2810 viewsAEL FLACCILLA AVG
SALUS REIPVBLICAE
AE4, 10mm, 1.15g
Diademed, draped bust right
Victory seated right on cuirass, pointing one hand at shield inscribed with Chi-Rho, balanced atop a column
SMNΓ in ex.
Nicomedia mint
novacystisJul 08, 2013
Arcadius_RIC_27.JPG
Arcadius, RIC 2717 viewsDN ARCADIVS PF AVG
GLORIA ROMANORVM
AE2, 23mm, 4.70g
Pearl diademed, draped bust right
Emperor standing facing holding labarum and globe
SMNB in ex.
Nicomedia mint
novacystisJul 08, 2013
Claudius_II_RIC_168.JPG
Claudius II, RIC 16811 viewsIMP CLAVDIVS PF AVG
SPES PVBLICA
AE antoninianus, 19mm, 4.75g
Radiate draped bust right
Spes advancing left holding flower, lifting hem of skirt
P in ex.
novacystisJul 08, 2013
Constans_RIC_118.JPG
Constans, RIC 11812 viewsDN CONSTANS PF AVG
FEL TEMP REPARATIO
AE2, 23mm, 4.74g
Pearl diadem, draped & cuirassed bust left, holding globe
Helmeted soldier advancing right holding inverted spear drags small bare-headed figure from a hut beneath tree, 3 branches ending in circular pod
TESΓ
novacystisJul 08, 2013
Constantine_II_RIC_199.JPG
Constantine II, RIC 19913 viewsCONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C
GLORIA EXERCITVS
AE3, 18mm, 1.98g
Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Two soldiers holding spears and shields with two standards between them
SMTSB in ex.
novacystisJul 08, 2013
Basil_I_SBCV_1719.JPG
Basil I, SBCV 171915 viewsLarge B standing on exergual line
Floriate Cross on three steps with pellets to each side
Cherson mint
AE 17mm, 3.12g
novacystisJul 07, 2013
Class_D_Anonymous_follis_SBCV_1836.JPG
Class D Anonymous follis, SBCV 183636 viewsNo Legend
Christ seated on throne with high back, IC XC to sides in fields
IS XS / bASILE / bASIL in three lines, -+- above, -crescent- below
AE follis, 30mm, 9.70g
Struck under Constantine IX

Well struck on roughly cut flan
novacystisJul 07, 2013
John_Comnenus-Ducas_I_SBCV_2215_CLBC14_19_3.JPG
John Comnenus-Ducas I, SBCV 2215, CLBC14.19.321 viewsFull brockage (Should be crescent between four stars and four groups of pellets)
[IWΔE CΠO]
Full length figure of John wearing stemma, divisistion, collar-piece and chlamys, holding labarum and globus criciger
Empire of Thessalonica
AE trachy, 20mm, 1.02g
novacystisJul 07, 2013
John_V_SBCV_2525.JPG
John V, SBCV 252517 viewsSt. Demetrius standing, holding staff, flanked by two large Crosses each with three bars
John standing, holding haloed cross and model of the city, star lower right field
Thessalonica
AE assarion, 19mm, 1.37g
novacystisJul 07, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2330_DOC_Cl__II.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2330, DOC Cl. II22 viewsHead of cherub surrounded by four stars and Crosses
A N ΔP ON in columns to left, unclear letters to right
Andronicus kneeling before Christ being supported by St. Michael, IC XC around Christ's head
AE aspron trachy, 25mm, 2.00g

Sadly, the specimen is holed
novacystisJul 05, 2013
Decentius_RIC_137.JPG
Decentius, RIC 13712 viewsDN DECENTIVS NOB CAES -
VICTORIAE D D N N AVG ET CAE
AE3, 21mm, 3.94g
Bare, draped, cuirassed bust right
Two Victories facing holding shield inscribed VOT V MVLT X, Chi Rho above, SP between
RSLG in ex.
novacystisJul 05, 2013
Andronicus_II_SBCV_2440_DOC_Cl__XIII.JPG
Andronicus II, SBCV 2440, DOC Cl. XIII16 viewsANΔPO NIKOC
3/4 length figures of Andronicus II and Michael IX wearing chlamys and holding labarum between
AVTO / KPATO / PEC POM / AIΩN in four lines
AE Assarion, 22mm, 1.38g
novacystisJul 05, 2013
Fausta_RIC_205_siscia.JPG
Fausta, RIC 205 siscia29 viewsFLAV MAX-FAVSTA AVG
Wavy hairdo draped bust right with pearl necklace
SPES REIP-VBLICAE
Spes standing left with two children in her arms
•BSIS• in ex.
AE follis
2 commentsnovacystisJul 04, 2013
Jovian_RIC_108.JPG
Jovian, RIC 10816 viewsDN IOVIANVS PF AVG
AE3, 19mm, 3.58g
Diademed, draped bust right
VOT V in Wreath
HERACA in ex.
novacystisJul 04, 2013
Tetricus_II_RIC_272.JPG
Tetricus II, RIC 27216 viewsC P ESV TETRICVS CAES
SPES PVBLICA
AE antoninianus, 18mm, 3.33g
Radiate bust right draped and cuirassed
Spes standing left, holding flower, and raising hem of skirt
novacystisJul 04, 2013
Crispus_RIC_83.JPG
Crispus, RIC 8314 viewsDN CRISPO NOB CAES
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
AE3, 17mm, 2.55g
Laureate cuirassed bust right
Two victories holding shield, inscribed VOT PF over alter
PL between two bound captives in ex.
Lugundum mint
novacystisJul 04, 2013
Carus_RIC_45.JPG
Carus, RIC 4514 viewsIMP C M AVR CARVS PF AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
VIRTVS AVGG
Virtus standing left, leaning on shield and holding spear
KAΓ in ex.
AE antoninianus, 22mm diameter, 3.56g
Rome mint

Nice intact patina.
novacystisJul 04, 2013
Lucilla_RIC_1763.JPG
Lucilla RIC 176324 viewsLVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG F
Draped bust right
VENVS
Venus standing left holding apple and scepter, SC in fields to sides
AE sestertius, 31mm, 21.32g
novacystisJul 04, 2013
Nerva_RIC_100.JPG
Nerva, RIC 10022 viewsIMP NERVA CAES AVG PM T RP COS III PP
LIBERTAS PVBLICA
AE as, 28mm, 13.6g
Laureate head right
Liberty standing left, holding pileus and scepter, SC to sides

Some smoothing in obverse field
novacystisJul 04, 2013
Probus,_RIC_903.JPG
Probus, RIC 90314 viewsIMP C MAVR PROBVS PF AVG
ADVENTVS PROBI AVG
AE antoninianus , 22mm, 4.04g
Radiate, helmeted & cuirassed bust left holding spear & shield, horseman prancing right on shield
Probus on horseback with raised hand and scepter bound captive below
ε in ex.
Cyzicus mint
novacystisJul 04, 2013
Johannes_AE4.JPG
Johannes, AE424 viewsDN IOH [ANNES PF AVG]
VICTORIA AVGG
AE4, 13mm, 1.32g
Bearded, diademed, draped bust right
Victory advancing left holding trophy and dragging captive
Rome Mint
1 commentsnovacystisJul 03, 2013
Marcian_RIC_540.JPG
Marcian, RIC 54017 viewsDN MARCIANVS PF AVG
AE4, 12mm, 0.98g
Diademed draped bust right
Monogram 2 of Marcian in wreath, star above
SMHA in ex.
Heraclea mint
1 commentsnovacystisJul 03, 2013
Theodosius_II_AE4.JPG
Theodosius II, AE430 viewsDN THEODOSIVS PF AVG
CONCORDIA AVG
AE4, 12mm, 1.05g
Pearled diademed, draped bust right
Victory advancing to front head left, holding wreath in each hand, SMK• in ex.
Cyzicus mint
1 commentsnovacystisJul 03, 2013
Valentinian_III_RIC_2124.JPG
Valentinian III, RIC 212417 viewsDN VALENTINIAN PF AVG
Diademed, draped bust right
VOT PVB
Campgate with four levels and two turrets, Ε above
RM in ex.
AE4, 13mm, 1.36g

Obverse is well centered though on a small flan. Nearly all of the inscription is readable. Reverse somewhat off center, VOT off flan. Dark green patina.
1 commentsnovacystisJul 03, 2013
Zeno_AE4.JPG
Zeno, AE49 viewsDN ZENO
AE nummis, 8mm, 0.72g
Pearl-diademed, draped bust right
Monogram of Leo
Second reign
novacystisJul 03, 2013
Constantine_I_RIC_303.JPG
Constantine I, RIC 30315 viewsCONSTANTINVS AVG
BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
AE3, 20mm, 2.75g
Helmeted, cuirassed bust right
Altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX, surmounted by globe, three stars above
STR• in ex.
novacystisJul 03, 2013
Julian_RIC_329.JPG
Julian, RIC 32912 viewsDN FL CL IVLIANVS PF AVG
AE3, 18mm, 2.29g
Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield
VOT X • MVLT XX in wreath
VRB•ROM•P in ex.
novacystisJul 03, 2013
Leo_I_RIC_713.JPG
Leo I, RIC 71312 viewsDN LEO
AE4, 10mm, 0.96g
Diademed draped bust right
Verina standing holding transverse scepter, b E to sides
Constantinople mint

Although hard to see from the photographs, the obverse legend is full
novacystisJul 03, 2013
Constantius_II_RIC_158.JPG
Constantius II, RIC 15815 viewsFL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C
PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
AE3, 19mm, 3.37g
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right
Campgate with two turrets, star between
SMTSB in ex.
novacystisJul 02, 2013
Crispina_RIC_680.JPG
Crispina, RIC 68036 viewsCRISPINA AVGVSTA
Draped bust right
IVNO LVCINA
Juno standing left, holding a patera and scepter, SC in fields to sides
AE as, 25mm, 9.73g
novacystis
1 commentsnovacystisJul 02, 2013
Gratian_RIC_14c.JPG
Gratian, RIC 14c11 viewsDN GRATIANVS PF AVG
GLORIA ROMANORVM
AE3, 18mm, 2.10g
Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Emperor walking right holding labarum and dragging captive, N left, */ Monogram / O right
ΔSISA in ex.
novacystisJul 02, 2013
Quintillus_RIC26.JPG
Quintillus, RIC 2615 viewsIMP C MAVR CL QVINTILLVS AVG
PAX AVGVSTI
AE antoninianus, 20mm, 2.51g
Radiate bust right draped and cuirassed
Pax standing left, holding branch & transverse scepter, A in left field
novacystisJul 02, 2013
Valens_RIC_23.JPG
Valens, RIC 2312 viewsDN VALENS PF AVG
GLORIA ROMANORVM
AE3, 17mm, 2.35g
Pearl diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right
Emperor advancing right drag-ging captive & holding labarum, * in right field
SMRP in ex.
Rome mint
novacystisJul 02, 2013
Alexius_II_SBCV2619.JPG
Alexius II of Trebizond, SBCV 261937 viewsAlexius on horse walking right, B right, M above horse to right, quatrefoil ornament below horse
A in circle, EVΓ - N
St. Eugenius on horse walking right, B right, quatrefoil ornament below horse
Empire of Trebizond
AR asper, 22mm, 2.05g
novacystisJun 30, 2013
Basil-SBCV2622.JPG
Basil of Trebizond, SBCV 262226 viewsAEVΓ retrograde N
St. Eugenius stated on horse walking right
BA M
Basil stated on horse walking right
AR asper, 23mm, 1.98g
novacystisJun 30, 2013
Manuel_Comnenus-SBCV2601.JPG
Manuel Comnenus of Trebizond, SBCV 260121 viewsOAΓIOC ΕVΓΕNIO
St. Eugenius holding long cross
MNA OKH
Manuel I standing, holding labarum and akakia, crowned by Manus Dei
Empire of Trebizond
AR Asper, 2.29g, 27m
novacystisJun 30, 2013
Agrippa-RIC58.JPG
Agrippa, RIC 5826 viewsM•AGRIPPA•L•F•COS•III
AE as, 27mm, 10.48g
Crowned head left
Neptune standing holding trident and dolphin
1 commentsnovacystisJun 30, 2013
Augustus-RIC82.JPG
Augustus, RIC 8120 viewsDIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER
AE as, 28mm, 9.03g
Radiate head left
Alter, SC to sides, PROVIDENT below
Minted under Tiberius
novacystisJun 30, 2013
Victorinus-RIC_67.JPG
Victorinus, RIC 6724 viewsIMP VICTORINVS PF AVG
SALVS AVG
AE antoninianus, 20mm, 3.04g
Cuirassed radiate bust right
Salus standing facing right feeding snake from patera
1 commentsnovacystisJun 30, 2013
Anastasius-SBCV13.JPG
Anastasius, SBCV 1315 viewsDN ANASTASIVS PF AVG
AE4, 9mm, 1.11g
Diademed bust right
Monogram of Anastasius
Constantinople mint
novacystisJun 29, 2013
Basiliscus-RIC1034.JPG
Basiliscus, RIC 103425 viewsDiademed head right, [DN] bASL E[T MAR P AV]
Monogram of Basiliscus and Marcus
AE4, 10mm, 0.93g
Constantinople Mint

Although somewhat off center, parts of - bASL E - are clear on the obverse. The face is complete but the bust is off flan. The monogram of Basiliscus and Marcus is also clear with the top of the S off flan and the loop of the b weakly struck.

Found in a lot of uncleaned coins.
1 commentsnovacystisJun 29, 2013
Valerian_I_RIC_277~0.JPG
Valerian I, RIC 27713 viewsIMP VALERIANVS AVG
PM TR P V COS IIII PP
AR antoninianus, 20mm, 2.93g
Radiate bust right, cuirassed
Valerian and Gallienus standing, facing, shield and crossed spears between
Antioch
novacystisJun 29, 2013
Valerian_II_RIC_19~0.JPG
Valerian II, RIC 199 viewsP LIC VALERIANVS CAES
PIETAS AVGG
AR antoninianus, 2.50g, 21mm
Radiate, draped bust right
Sacrificial implements
novacystisJun 29, 2013
Volusian_RIC_141~0.JPG
Volusian, RIC 14112 viewsIMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG
PM TR P IIII COS II
AR antoninianus, 21mm, 3.26g
Radiate, draped bust right
Emperor standing left, holding patera over alter, transverse scepter
novacystisJun 29, 2013
Septimius_Severus_RIC_234~0.JPG
Septimius Severus, RIC 23426 viewsSEVERVS PIVS AVG
PM TR P XVIII COS III PP
AR DENARIUS, 21mm, 3.26g
Laureate bust right
Neptune standing left, holding trident, with foot on globe
Rome mint 210 AD
novacystisJun 26, 2013
Severus_Alexander_RIC_133~0.JPG
Severus Alexander, RIC 13321 viewsIMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG
Laureate bust right, draped.
ANNONA AVG
Annona standing left, holding corn ears over modius and cornucopia.
AR denarius, 18mm
1 commentsnovacystisJun 26, 2013
Trajan_Decius_RIC_28~0.JPG
Trajan Decius, RIC 2813 viewsIMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG
VBERITAS AVG
AV antoninianus, 22mm, 3.59g
Radiate bust right
Ubertas standing left holding purse and cornucopua

3.9g, 22mm, light scratches on reverse
novacystisJun 26, 2013
Trajan_RIC_22~0.JPG
Trajan, RIC 2221 viewsIMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM
PONT MAX TR POT COS II
AR denarius, 19mm, 3.30g
Larueate bust right
Victory seated left, holding patera and palm
Rome mint, 98-99 AD
novacystisJun 26, 2013
Trebonianus_Gallus_RIC_90~0.JPG
Trebonianus Gallus, RIC 9015 viewsIMP C C VIB TREB GALLVS PF AVG
SAECVLLVM NOVVM
AR antoninianus, 24mm, 5.15g
Radiate draped and cuirassed bust right, •••• below
Hexstyle temple of Roma Aeterna, cult figure standing within, •••• in ex.
novacystisJun 26, 2013
Philip_I_RIC_53~0.JPG
Philip I, RIC 5324 viewsIMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG
VIRTVS AVG
AR antoninianus, 21mm, 4.27g
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Virtus seated left on cuirass, holding branch and spear, shield on ground behind cuirass
1 commentsnovacystisJun 23, 2013
Philip_II_RIC_213~0.JPG
Philip II, RIC 21313 viewsM A IVL PHILIPPVS CAES
IOVI CONSERVAT
AR antoninianus, 23mm, 3.99g
Draped radiate bust right
Standing Jupiter facing right, holding scepter and lightning bolt
novacystisJun 23, 2013
Plautilla_RIC_363~0.JPG
Plautilla, RIC 36336 viewsPLAVTILLA AVGVSTA
AR denarius, 19mm, 3.26g
Draped bust right, hair arranged in nearly vertical waves and drawn into tight bun
CONCORDIA AVGG
Concordia standing left holding patera and scepter
novacystisJun 23, 2013
Salonina_RIC_38~0.JPG
Salonina, RIC 3815 viewsCORN SALONINA AVG
VESTA
AR antoninianus, 22mm, 1.91g
Diademed, draped bust right on crescent
Vesta standing left, holding scepter and patera
novacystisJun 23, 2013
Saloninus_RIC_10~0.JPG
Saloninus, RIC 1016 viewsSAL VALERIANVS CS
PRINC IVVENT
AR antoninianus, 23mm, 3.18g
Radiate, draped bust right
Saloninus standing, holding baton and spear next to two standards right
novacystisJun 23, 2013
Julia_Maesa_RIC_266~0.JPG
Julia Maesa, RIC 26616 viewsIVLIA MAESA AVG
PIETAS AVG
AR denarius, 20mm, 3.19g
Draped bust right
Pietas standing left, raising hands to light alter
novacystisJun 22, 2013
Julia_Mamaea_RIC_341~0.JPG
Julia Mamaea, RIC 34116 viewsIVLIA MAMAEA AVG
AR denarius, 19mm, 2.39g
IVNO AVGVSTAE
Diademed draped bust right
Juno seated left holding flower and short scepter
novacystisJun 22, 2013
Lucius_Verus_RIC_555~0.JPG
Lucius Verus, RIC 55528 viewsL VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX
Laureate head right
PAX AVG TR P VI COS II
Pax standing left, holding olive branch and cornucopia
Rome mint, 165-166
AR denarius, 19mm, 3.18g
1 commentsnovacystisJun 22, 2013
Marcus_Aurelius_RIC_31~0.JPG
Marcus Aurelius, RIC 3123 viewsIMP M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG
CONCORDIA AVG TR P XV / COS III
AR denarius, 17mm, 2.50
Laureate bust right
Concordia seated left
novacystisJun 22, 2013
Maximinus_I_RIC_12~0.JPG
Maximinus I, RIC 1218 viewsIMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG
PAX AVGVSTI
AR denarius, 21mm, 2.88g
Laureate bust draped and cuirassed right, seen from behind
Pax standing left with branch and scepter
novacystisJun 22, 2013
Gordian_III_RIC_54~0.JPG
Gordian III, RIC 5415 viewsIMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG
PM TR P II COS PP
AR antoninianus, 22mm, 4.86g
Radiate bust right
Emperor standing left sacrificing over alter
novacystisJun 21, 2013
Herennia_Etruscilla_RIC_59~0.JPG
Herennia Etruscilla, RIC 5912 viewsHER ETRVSCILLA AVG
PVDICITA AVG
AR antoninianus, 23mm, 4.13g
Diademed draped bust right on crescent
Pudicitia seated left, holding scepter and drawing veil from face
novacystisJun 21, 2013
Herennius_Etruscus_RIC_147c~0.JPG
Herennius Etruscus, RIC 147c16 viewsQ HER ETR MES DECIUS NOB C
PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS
AR antoninianus, 21mm, 3.36g
Radiate draped bust right
Herennius standing left holding rod and spear
novacystisJun 20, 2013
Juila_Soaemias_RIC_243~0.JPG
Juila Soaemias, RIC 24317 viewsIVLIA SOAEMIAS AVG
VENVS CAELESTIS
AR denarius, 20mm, 2.38g
Draped bust right
Venus seated left, holding scepter, extending hand to Cupid
novacystisJun 20, 2013
Julia_Domna_RIC_373~0.JPG
Julia Domna, RIC 37327 viewsIVLIA PIA FELIX AVG
Draped bust right
DIANA LVCIFERA
Diana standing left, holding long torch with both hands
AR denarius, 19mm 3.06g
1 commentsnovacystisJun 20, 2013
Gallienus_RIC_155~0.JPG
Gallienus, RIC 15514 viewsIMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG
Radiate bust right, draped and cuirassed
PAX AVG
Pax standing, facing holding branch and transverse scepter
AR antoninianus, 21mm, 3.25g
novacystisJun 20, 2013
Commodus_RIC_101~0.JPG
Commodus, RIC 10127 viewsCOMM ANT AVG P BRIT
PM RT P X IMP VII COS IIII PP
AR denarius, 18mm, 2.43g
Laureate head right
Jupiter seated left holding thunderbolt and scepter
novacystisJun 20, 2013
Elagabalus_RIC_56~0.JPG
Elagabalus, RIC 5616 viewsIMP ANTONINVS PIVS AVG
ABVNDANTIA AVG
AR denarius, 19mm, 2.84g
Laureate draped bust right
Abundantia empties cornucopia on ground, star in left field
novacystisJun 20, 2013
Favastina_I_RIC_351~0.JPG
Favastina I, RIC 35125 viewsDIVA FAVSTINA
AETERNITAS
AR denarius, 18mm, 3.28g
Draped bust right
Aeternitas standing, holding globe, veil blowing around head
novacystisJun 20, 2013
Geta_as_caesar_RIC_13a~0.JPG
Geta as caesar, RIC 13a18 viewsP SEPT GETA CAES PONT
draped bust right
NOBILITAS
Nobilitas standing right holding sceptre and palladium
AR Denarius, Rome mint
novacystisJun 20, 2013
PostumusRIC329.JPG
Postumus, RIC 32915 viewsIMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG
radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
SERAPI C-OMITI AVG
Serapis standing left, raising hand and holding sceptre.
AR antoninianus, 21 mm

RIC V 329 Trier mint, Struck 267 AD.
novacystisMay 23, 2013
Geta-.JPG
Geta14 viewsΛCΕΠΤΓΕΤΑCΚ
ΟVΛΠΙΑCΠΑVΤΑΛΙΑC
AE 19 of Pautalia, 4.11g
Laurel bust right
Telesphorus facing
novacystisAug 21, 2012
lg_Alex.jpg
Severus Alexander11 viewsMAVPCEVAΛEXANΔPOCAVΓ
N-IK-AI-E|WN
AE 21mm, 4.49g
Radiate bust right draped and cuirassed
Three standards
novacystisMar 20, 2012
Postimus.jpg
Postumus, RIC, 7515 viewsIMP C POSTVMVS PF AVG
MONETA AVG
AR Antoninianus, 21mm, 3.56g
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Moneta standing left holding scales and cornucopia
Lyons mint
E in ex.
Cyzicus mint
novacystisMar 19, 2012
Trajain.jpg
Trajan, RIC 5868 viewsIMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC PM TR P COS V PP
SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI
AE dupondius
Radiate head right
Trophy, SC to sides
novacystisMar 19, 2012
Oticila_severa.jpg
ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, Otacila Severa97 viewsM OTACIL SEVERA AVG
PMS COL VIM
AE 29, 18.4g
Diademed draped bust right
Moesia standing, facing between bull & lion
Viminacium, Moesia Superior
AN VIII
This coin has very nice dark green patina
novacystisFeb 19, 2012
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