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Sale: Triton VIII, Lot: 1315. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Monday, 10 January 2005. 
Sold For $180. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

JUSTINIAN I. 527-565 AD. Æ Follis (23.36 gm, 6h). Cyzicus mint. Dated RY 15 (541/2 AD). D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVG, diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed facing bust, holding globus cruciger and shield; cross to right / Large M; cross above, ANNO X/U across field; A•/KYZ. Cf. DOC I 167a; cf. MIB I 120b; SB 207. Good VF, dark brown patina. ($300)

From the Malcolm W. Heckman Collection. Ex Dr. Frank J. Novak Collection (Classical Numismatic Group XXXI, 9-10 September 1994), lot 1458.

Cyzicus used a sequence of pellets to denote different issues. MIB 120b has two pellets flanking the officina letter, while this specimen has only one.