Justinian I, (527-565), AE follis, Constantinople mint, (21.57 g) issued year 12 = 538-9, officina D, obv. Justinian bust facing, DN IVSTINI ANVS PP AVC, rev. M, G below, year XII, CON in exergue, large flan, (S.163, DOC.37c, BMC 42, R.494); others officina year 12 G (22.25 g); year 14 B (23.38 g); year 15E (22.74 g), year 16D (15.63 g), year 17D (20.85 g), year 18D (19.34 g), 18E (20.33 g), year 19B (18.33 g). Several with dark green and brown patination, Fine - very fine. (9)
Ex Dr. V.J.A. Flynn Collection and previously from A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd., a few with tickets. The first year of issue of the new large and heavy type folles.