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    Sharp Ravenna Mint Solidus

    Justin II (AD 565-578). AV solidus (22mm, 4.39 gm, 5h).  Ravenna, 7th officina(?). D N I-VSTI-NVS PP AVI, 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, heavy annular border / VICTORI-A AVCCC Z:, Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, head right, holding spear in right hand and globus cruciger in left, CONOB in exergue. Sear 407. DO 210. MIB 20. Rare! Well struck and lustrous. NGC (photo-certificate) MS 5/5 - 4/5, clipped.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Spink & Sons (London, February 2002), lot 450. 

    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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