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    Alexandria Mint Solidus

    Justin II (AD 565-578). AV solidus (22mm, 4.41 gm, 7h). NGC MS 4/5 - 5/5. Alexandria(?), possibly dated Indictional Year 10 (AD 576/7). DN 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 (indictional year?), Constantinopolis seated facing, head turned right, holding spear and globus cruciger, cross in left field, CONOB in exergue. Sear 347 (Constantinople, but with note suggesting Alexandria). DOC --. MIB 13a (Alexandria). Very rare.

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