Justinian I; AE Pentanummium, Cherson; emperor standing
Description: Justinian I (527 - 565 AD). AE Pentanummium, Cherson mint. Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right / VICTOR; emperor standing facing, holding long cross and globe.
Diameter: AE14 mm
Weight: 2,48 g
Attribution: Sear 197A
Commentary: rare; dark green patina
History: In 581 AD Cherson was besieged by Göktürks, Turc people, whose distant relatives bring the empire to its ultimate end nearly 9 centuries later.
Article Number: 048-08-01-41652