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Lot 2001       Ancient Gold

Estimate $600
SOLD $360

JUSTIN II, (A.D.565-578), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, (4.44 grams), issued 565-578, obv. bust of Justin II facing, with plume and diadem, two pearls at each side, wearing cuirass, and holding globe surmounted by Victory, d N I VSTI NVS PP AVC around, rev. Constantinople seated looking right, with helmet tunic and mantle, on right shoulder aegis, left hand holds a spear, around VICTORI A AVGGG **G (reversed) over D, CONOB in exergue, (S.345, cf.DOC.4c, cf.R.752). Full mint bloom, nearly uncirculated and an unpublished variant.

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  • Lot 2001   This lot

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    Estimate $600

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