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Lot 3447       Ancient Gold

Estimate $500
SOLD $400

JUSTINIAN I, (A.D.527-565), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, (4.4 grams), issued 545-565, obv. bust of Justinian I facing, with plume and diadem, two pearls at each side, wearing cuirass, D N IVSTINI ANVS PP AVC around, rev. Angel facing in tunic and cloak, in right hand long cross with crook on end, globe in left hand cross above, star below, around VICTORI [A] AVGGG**G*, CONOB in exergue, (S.140, DOC 9c, BMC -). Broad flan, weak in places, some mint bloom, nearly extremely fine.

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