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Byzantine Empire. Justinian I (AD 527-565). AV Solidus, Constantinopolis

Obverse legend : DN IVSTINIANVS PP AVI.
Obverse description: Diademed, crowned and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, holding the cruciger globe in the right hand and a shield adorned with a knight in the left, beaded diadem.
Obverse translation: “Dominus Noster Iustinianus Perpetuus Augustus”, (Our lord Augustus perpetual Justinian).
Title reverse:
Reverse description: Angel standing facing forward, wings outstretched, holding a long cross in his right hand and a cruciger globe in his left hand; eight-pointed star.
Reverse translation: “Victoria Augustorum” (The Victory of the Augusti).
Diameter 22mm

Culture/region Byzantine Empire
Ruler/era Justinian I (AD 527-565)
Metal AV
Denomination Solidus
Year/Period and Variation Constantinopolis
Condition Ungraded