Justin II, Gold Solidus

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Justin II, Gold Solidus

Justin II (A.D. 565-578), Gold Solidus. Mint of Constantinople. D N IVSTINVS P P AVI, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, with short beard, holding a globe surmounted by Victory, and a shield, rev. VICTORIA AVGGG H, Constantinopolis seated facing, head turned to right, holding a spear and a globus cruciger, CONOB in exergue, 4.39g., 6h (S 344). A little softly-struck on reverse, otherwise lustrous and extremely fine, scarce.

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