Justin I, Gold Solidus

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Justin I, Gold Solidus

Justin I (A.D. 518-527), Gold Solidus. Mint of Constantinople. D N IVSTI-NVS P P AVG, armed bust facing, slightly inclined to right, rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG I, Angel standing facing, holding a long cross and a globus cruciger, a star on right, CONOB in exergue, 4.50g., 6h (S 56; DO 2). Struck on a broad and medallic flan, light double-striking, lustrous, extremely fine, a very attractive example.

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