Justinian I; AR Half Siliqua, Carthage; monogram
Description: Justinian I (527 - 565 AD). AR Half Siliqua, Carthage mint 534/7-552 AD. D N IVSTINIANVS P P AC; diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Large monogram, cross above, S below, all within wreath.
Diameter: AR15 mm
Weight: 1,14 g
Attribution: MIBE 53; SB 254 (siliqua)
Commentary: scarce; some cristallization and ragged flan
History: On September the 15th 533 AD Belisarius with his army entered the city of Carthage and brought the city into the Roman empire after 98 years of Vandal rule.
Article Number: 061-10-03-42750