Reign of Emperor Justin II (565-578 A.D.)
Minted at Antioch as Theopolis, 575-6 A.D.
Obverse: Justin II, left, and Sophia, right, both frontal facing on double throne and nimbate. Each holding a large scepter with a globus cruciger between them.
Reverse: Large M, ANNO to left, cross above, XI to right, Gamma officina letter below. THEUP in exergue.
In very fine condition. Natural patina present. Found in Jerusalem.
Diameter: 29 mm; Weight: 14.9 g
Olivewood box, worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Wolfgang Hahn, “Moneta Imperii Byzantini”, 56-57.