Justin I; AE Pentanummium, Cherson
Description: Justin I (518 - 527 AD). AE Pentanummium, Constantinople mint for Cherson. DN IVSTINVS PP AVG; pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right / VICTOR; emperor standing facing, holding long cross and shield.
Diameter: AE15 mm
Weight: 2,76 g
Attribution: SB 112B
Commentary: scarce; dark green patina
History: Justin I stands as a dividing point between the old thouroghly Roman empire and the dominantly eastern and Greek empire of the next millenium.
Article Number: 061-06-08-42750