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    Choice MS Thessalonica Issue

    Justinian I the Great (AD 527-565). AV solidus (21mm, 4.38 gm, 6h).  Thessalonica, ca. AD 542-546. D N IVSTINI-AVS P P AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian facing, holding globus cruciger in right hand and shield decorated with horseman riding down enemy on left arm / VICTORI-A AVGGG, angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star to right; CONOB in exergue. Sear 138 (Constantinople, but with note stating Thessalonica probable). DOC 7 (Constantinople). MIB 22. Metcalf Thessalonica 321-323. Lustrous. NGC (photo-certificate) Choice MS 5/5 - 5/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Stack's (New York, November 1990), lot 23. 

    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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