Justin I; AE Half Follis, Constantinople
Description: Justin I (518 - 527 AD). AE Half Follis, Constantinople mint. D N IVSTINVS PP AVG; diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right / Large K, cross left, Γ (3rd officina) right.
Diameter: AE29 mm
Weight: 9,58 g
Attribution: SB 68
Commentary: dark patina
History: Justin I stayed illiterate all his life and made probably the ultimate career, being born as peasant and swineherd and ending up as Roman emperor.
Article Number: 050-02-06-41652