Justinian I the Great (AD 527-565). AV solidus (21mm, 4.44...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionJustinian I the Great (AD 527-565). AV solidus (21mm, 4.44 gm, 6h). AU 4/5 - 2/5, graffiti, clipped, wavy flan. Constantinople, 10th officina, AD 527-538. D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVG, helmeted, cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, head slightly right, spear in right hand over shoulder, shield with horseman motif in left / VICTORI-A AVGGG I, Angel standing facing, tall cross in right hand, globus cruciger in left; star to right, CONOB in exergue. Sear 137.
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