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Justin II with Sophia


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Yep. Still busy figuring out these little semi corroded bits of metal thingies.

 

This one turns out to be a 20 nummis of Justin II of the Byzantine Empire based in Constantinople, with his missus. THe reverse shows `Anno ' one side of the K (the K = 20) and a delta on the other. the delta = year 4. Justin ruled from 565 - 578 AD therefore this coin was minted in 569. Lower right of K are the letters TES signifying that it was minted at Thessalonica in Greece. The image shows some encrustation around the king and queens heads (since removed but with little advantage). None the less coin appears to be in quite nice condition for the type (that is, in comparison to others i've seen).

 

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