Justinian the Great (A.D. 527-565), Silver Siliqua

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A TRUE NO-RESERVE AUCTION WITH AN OPENING BID OF JUST $19.99!!!

This auction of for a Justinian the Great (A.D. 527-565), silver siliqua. The obverse features a diademed bust of Justinian I. The reverse depicts a legend within a wreath. As a formulator of imperial policy for ten years under his uncle, Justin I, Justinian gained the invaluable experience he would need to run a vast empire for close to 40 years. He was the last man to rule both the Eastern and Western divisions of the empire, with his army reclaiming Italy, North Africa, and parts of Spain from the barbarians.

This piece is guaranteed to be genuine and as described. It measures approximately 14mm in diameter with a weight of 1.1 grams. I grade this Very Rare Byzantine silver coin as being in About Very Fine condition, for the type, and very affordable, due to a flan crack at 12:00. However, grading is subjective, so please look at the pictures carefully, since the coin photographed is the exact coin you will receive. I am offering this very interesting silver piece at a starting price of just $19.99 with no reserve, although I personally paid multiples of that years ago, but it will go for whatever the bidding determines.

Terms and Payment: I accept PayPal only. Within the United States, the coin will ship by First-Class
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