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    Rare Lightweight Solidus

    Justin II (AD 565-578). AV lightweight solidus of 20 siliquae (20mm, 3.75 gm, 6h).  Constantinople, 10th officina, AD 567-578. D N I-VSTI-NVS PP AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Justin facing, holding in right hand small figure of Victory holding wreath on globe, and on left arm shield with horseman motif / VICTORI A AVCCC I:, Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, head right, holding spear in right hand and globus cruciger in left; OB XX in exergue. Sear 351. Rare! NGC (photo-certificate) Choice AU 4/5 - 4/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Stack's (New York, June 1996), lot 94 (part of). 

    This coin from the Dimitriadis Collection has been issued a photo-certificate by NGC. It may be sent in for encapsulation after the auction at the request of the buyer, free of charge. E-mail SamS@HA.com if you would like to utilize this option.


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