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    Rare Rome Mint Solidus

    Justinian I the Great (AD 527-565). AV solidus (21mm, 4.34 gm, 7h).  Rome, 1st officina, AD 537-542. D N IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVC, pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian facing, holding globus cruciger in right hand and shield with horseman motif on left arm / VICTOR-I-A AVCCC, Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star to right; A//CONOB. Sear 289.  DOC 318b. MIBE 29. Rare. Graffito X in obverse right field. NGC AU 5/5 - 3/5, graffito.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Sotheby's (Zurich, 27-28 October 1993), lot 1843; Numismatic Fine Arts XVIII (1987), lot 669. 


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