Justin I (518-527) and Justinian I (527-565). Coins of Byzantine Cherson.

Justin I (518-527)

ES7
14
bust
right
VICTOR  emp stg w long cross and shield A312
So1.11-12
S112B  B111v1
Justin I LD
G-- H77
Justin I
(DO371)
cites T.515f
 
ES8
14
bust
right
VICTOR  emp stg w labarum A313
So1.10
S112A B110
Justin I
G-- H76.1,76.2
Justin I
   
ES9
14
bust
right
VICTOR emp stg w 
long cross and globe right
A311
So. 1.13-14
S112C B--       This has a short, blundered, obverse legend. See ES11 for the same type with a longer legend.
A326 is a later cast of this type.

Justinian I  (527-565).

ES10
16
bust
right
VICTORIA AVGGGE 
emp standing
A310 S-- B309v2 G-- H252b (pl. 29, p. 157)
= A310
  Hahn (2000): "one die .. a thoughtless copy of the solidus legend." The illustrated coin looks like a blundered ES9 and not an intentionally different type
ES11
14-17
bust
right
VICTOR emp stg w long cross and globe A311
So1.13-14
So2.1-4
S197A B309v1 G159 H78 (pl. 11, p. 106f) 
Justin  I H252a1, 252a2 
(pl. 29, p.157f)
  See also ES9. 
See also A326 for a later cast version,
"second half of 8th century"
ES12
14
bust
right
A314
So2.5-9
S197 B310 G160 H253 DO I: XXIV
108.1,108.2 
 


Justin I (some are possibly Justinian):

  .

Type ES7
AE15. 6:00. 2.99 grams
VIC-TOR (tooled and smoothed)
Justin I, possibly Justinian
Note the shield at his left hand.






Type ES7
AE15. 6:00. 3.06 grams.
VIC-TOR
Justin I, possibly Justinian
Note the shield at his left hand.

 

 

Type ES8. VICTOR  emp stg w labarum. No photo. 

 




Type ES9
AE15-14. 6:00. 2.82 grams.
Justin I (IVS-TINVS is almost legible)
VIC-TOR
Note the globe held in his left hand.

 

Type ES10:  VICTORIA AVGGGE, emp standing. No photo here, but Hahn's photo is just like ES9, but blundered with a longer legend ending GGGE. Hahn (2000): "one die .. a thoughtless copy of the solidus legend." If I were creating this site for the first time I would no list this as a separate type. I think it is just an accidental blunder. 

 


Justinian I:

 


  
Type ES11
AE17. 5:30. 4.17 grams. Unusually large.
This resembles the previous ES9 coin but has a longer
obverse legend with "...TI-NIA.." making it Justinian. 

 

 


Type ES12
AE15. 6:00. 2.20 grams.
Monogram
Obverse legend legible:
DN IVSTIN-IANVS PP AVG

 

  
 

Type ES12
AE15. 6:00. 2.07 grams.
Monogram

Obverse legend legible:
DN IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVG


 


Trivero, et al. resolve the monogram to include both "PATER" (for the tilte of the minting authority they say is "Pater Polis") and the city name. The image of the resolution is taken from their article.


 

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