Justin II and Sophia; Pentanummium; monogram/E
Description: Justin II and Sophia (565 - 578 AD). Pentanummium with imperial monogram, Constantinople mint, officina B. Imperial monogram 8 / Large E, to right B.
Diameter: AE15 mm
Weight: 2,1 g
Attribution: Sear 363
Commentary: olive patina with some light sand deposits, good details
History: Justin II lost his mind after two desastrous campaigns against the Sassanid empire invading Syria as a result of Justin stopping to pay the usual subsidies.
Article Number: 035-08-08-41652