Justinian I, (527-565), AE follis, Nicomedia mint, (22.78 g) issued year 12 = 538-9, officina A, obv. Justinian bust facing, DN IVSTINI ANVS PP AVC, rev. M, A below, year XII, NIKO in exergue, large thin flan, (S.201, DOC 115a, BMC 186, R.5810), (illustrated); another Nicomedia mint, (20.16 g), year 20 = 546-7, officina B, rev. similar B below, year X/X, (S.201, DOC 126a, BMC 207). Dark brown patination, very fine - good very fine, scarce. (2)
Ex Dr. V.J.A. Flynn Collection and previously from A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd., with tickets.