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LOT 8224

Estimate
GBP (£) 450 - 650
EUR (€) 520 - 760
USD ($) 550 - 800

Price
£450 (EUR 525; USD 554) (+bp*)

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BYZANTINE COINS - JUSTINIAN I - LIGHT GOLD SOLIDUS
527-565 A.D

Ravenna mint. Obv: D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVG legend with helmetted and cuirassed bust facing holding globus cruciger and shield. Rev: VICTORIA AVGGG Γ legend with angel standing facing holding long staff surmounted by chi-rho and globus cruciger with star in right field; mintmark OBX X in exergue. (3.73 grams.). Near as struck. Scarce.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

LITERATURE:
DO -; BMC - Sear 312B.