The only other example of this variant known to is CNG auction 88, lot 1695 (misdescribed as an ordinary 1270). All other examples have the K below the H on the left, vice below the Λ on the right. Even the "normal" 1270 is missing from the Dumbarton Oaks collection ( 33 refs the coin) and described by as an extreme rarity.
The can probably be read to mean, "God-bearer [the ] Justinian."
SH73338. Bronze , CNG auction 88, lot 1695 (described as 1270); cf. 1270, 81, 33, 15/Ct/AE/03, 56 (all K below H left), gVF, 3.187 g, maximum 19.5 mm, 180o, mint, 1st reign, c. 694 - 695 A.D.(?); no , Justinian standing facing, wearing crown with and , in right, in left, cruciform (ΘEOTOKE BOHΘEI?) left, cruciform Justinian right; no , large M (40 nummi), above, H (year 8?) left, Λ over K right, KΓω in ; extreme rarity, 2nd known; $1050.00 (€934.50)
The referenced similar , 273, was sold in CNG auction 75, lot 1167, listed as unpublished ( was published after the sale) and possibly unique. It sold for $1600 plus fees.SH90315. Bronze half , Unpublished and possibly unique; cf. 273 ( : no ; : K left, symbol right off , RRRR, = CNG 75, lot 1167), VF, green , , 1.522 g, maximum 20.7 mm, 180o, mint, c. 686 - 691 A.D.; half length facing, short beard, wearing crown with and , in right, right; Justinian II comprised of with large K ( ) and letters above and below, N left and retrograde N right; ex (2010); $540.00 (€480.60)
, , 2, 7; 11; 27; 1682; 15/Cp/AV/4; 8; 1248, near , fully lustrous, broad and for the , very rarely this nice!, 4.423 g, maximum 19.3 mm, 180o, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, 1st reign, 685 - 695 A.D.; IhS CRISTOS REX RETNANTIVM, of Christ facing with long hair and full beard, behind, right raised, Gospels in left; IVSTINIANVS SERV CHRISTI, Justinian standing facing, wearing crown and , on three steps in right, in left, CONO in ; SOLD
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