Ancient Byzantine Coins
You are buying this Ancient Byzantine coin of the Emperor Anastasius IAnastasius I - heavy desert patina.Size: 15mm Weight: 2.11 gramsObverse: DN ANASTASIVS PP A, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust rightReverse: CON-COR D I large I between I and NSear 44
You are buying this Ancient Byzantine coin of Justinian IJustinian AE decanummiumSize: 22mm Weight: 5.26 gramsMint: CarthageObverse: DN IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVG, pearl diademed, draped bust rightReverse: Large I, cross above, ANNO to left, XIII to right (Mintmark in ex: CAR)Ref: SB 269
You are buying this Ancient Byzantione coin of Justin II and SophiaByzantine Empire. Justin II and SophiaSize: Weight: 5.90 gramsMinted: Carthage 573 ADByzantine Empire. Half Follis 573 ADObverse: DN IVSTINO ET SOFIA AC, Crowned busts of Justin and Sophia facing, cross between them, VITA belowReverse: Large K, ANNO to left, cross above, VIII to right, S below. Mintmark KAR
Catalog: Sear 395; MIB 76
You are buying this Ancient Byzantine coin of Justinian IJustinian I AE NummusMinted: CarthageSize: 8.5mm Weight: 0.76 gramsObverse: IVSTI, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust rightReverse: VOT XIII in two lines within wreath.SB 278, DOC 302.
Anonymous follis of ChristMinted: ConstantinopleObverse: EMMANOVHΛ, facing bust of Christ, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, holding gospels with both hands, IC - XC (Jesus Christ) flanking across fieldReverse cross on three steps with pellet at each extremity, in fields IS - XS (Jesus Christ) / bAS-ILE / bAS-ILE (King of Kings)
Justin II and Sophia AE Half Follis 565-578 AD,Minted: Thessalonica.Obverse: DN IVSTINVS PP AVG, Justin left and Sophia right, seated facing on double-throne, both nimbate, Justin holding cross on globe, Sophia holding sceptre topped by crossReverse: Large K, ANNO, cross and regnal yearThis is probably a reverse from a clashed die, i.e. the previously struck coin got stuck in the die holder and was used inadvertently as a die itself, that's why the entire reverse is back to front.
Nicephorus Basilicius AE Follis - the best example Ive ever seenSize: 28mm Weight: 7.2 gramsObverse: Bust of Christ facingReverse: IC - XC/ NI-KA in the angles of a Greek cross on one step
Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine AV SolidusMinted: Constantinople
Size: 21mm Weight: 4.40 grams
Obverse: dd NN hERACLIUS ET hERA CONST PP AV(G), facing busts of Heraclius, with short beard and tufts of hair at ears, on left, and Heraclius Constantine, (much smaller) beardless on right, both wearing chlamys and simple crown with cross on circlet; cross between their headsReverse: VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter; cross potent on three steps; CONOB in ex
Maurice Tiberius 582-602 AD
Minted: Antioch as Theopolis.
Size: 30mm Weight: 11.6 grams
Obverse: Garbled legend, crowned and mantled bust facing, \|/ pattern on crown, holding mappa and eagle-tipped sceptre
Reverse: Large m, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year 5 to right; (no letter below), mintmark THEUP. SB 532