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Justin I and Justinian I; 4 April - 1 August 527 AD, Solidus
Solidus
Emperor Justin I was a career military officer who depended on his brilliant nephew Justinian I for the administration of the Empire. In order to secure a smooth succession he elevated Justinian I to be co-emperor a few months before his demise. Justin and Justinian are both nimbate and their hands clasped on their breasts. Obverse DNIVSTINETIVSTINIANPPAVC CONOB. Reverse VICTORI AAVCCCΘ CONOB
Mint: Constantinople
Provenance: Private acquisition

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