Justin I and Justinian I; AE Pentanummium, Antioch
Description: Justin I and Justinian I (1 April 527 - 1 August 527); AE Pentanummium, Antioch mint 527 AD. D N IVSTINVS ЄT IVSTINIANVS P P A; diademed, draped, and cuirassed facing busts of Justin and Justinian / Tyche of Antioch seated left, Є (retrograde) left.
Diameter: AE13 mm
Weight: 2,02 g
Attribution: Sear BCV 133; DOC 17; MIBE 13
Commentary: rare; grey patina with sand deposits, decent details
History: The joint reign of uncle and nephew lasted for just four months; subsequently the nephew reigned for 38 years - longer then any (adult) emperor since Augustus.
Article Number: 063-02-06-43702