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Byzantine Empire. Justin I (AD 518-527). Gold Solidus, Constantinople mint 519-527 A.D.

Grade: VF+/EF- minor surface marks/graffiti
Material: Gold
Weight: 4,41 g
Diameter: 20 mm
Ref.: DOC 2f. MIB 3. SB 56

Obverse: D N IVSTINVS P P AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Justin I facing slightly to right, holding spear in his right hand and with a shield, decorated with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left shoulder

Reverse: VICTORIA AVGGG S / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long linear cross in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left; in field to right, star

Culture/region Byzantine Empire
Ruler/era Justin I (AD 518-527)
Metal Gold
Denomination Solidus
Year/Period and Variation Constantinople mint 519-527 A.D.
Condition VF+/EF- minor surface marks/graffiti