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    Thessalonica Mint

    Justinian I the Great (AD 527-565). AV solidus (19mm, 4.37 gm, 6h). NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 3/5, ex-jewelry. Thessalonica, ca. AD 538-545. D N IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVG, helmeted, cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, round tufts of hair visible across forehead, globus cruciger in right hand, shield decorated with horseman motif in left / VICTOR-I-A AVGGG, angel standing facing, linear cross in right hand, large globus in left; star in right field, CONOB in exergue. Sear 138 (Constantinople, but notes Thessalonica). DOC I 7 (Constantinople). Metcalf, Minting at Thessalonica in the 5th and 6th Centuries, 318.

    From the Morris Collection

    Estimate: $500 - $600.

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