Justinian I; AE Half Follis, Theoupolis.
Description: Justinian I (527 - 565 AD). AE 20 Nummi (Half Follis), Theoupolis (Antioch) mint, year 32. D N IVSTINIANVS PP AVG; diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed facing bust, holding globus cruciger and shield, cross to right / Large K, cross above, ANNO left, XXXII right, P below.
Diameter: AE27 mm
Weight: 9,2 g
Attribution: DOC 247; SB 231
Commentary: dark brown patina with some deposits, area of flat strike on reverse
History: Antioch was renamed Theoupolis after it was nearly destroyed by an earthquake on 29 November 528.
Article Number: 036-06-05-41652