Justinian I; AE Follis, Constantinople
Description: Justinian I (527 - 565 AD), 40 Nummi - Follis, Constantinople mint, 2nd officina. Dated RY 12 (538/9). D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVC; helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding globus cruciger and shield with figure on horseback riding right; cross to right / Large M; ANNO to left, XII to right, B below, CON.
Diameter: AE40 mm
Weight: 23,5 g
Attribution: DOC 37b; MIBE 95a; SB 163
Commentary: cut mark, good patina
History: Justinian I was the last Roman Emperor to speak Latin as a first language.
Article Number: 001-04-03-41652