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Lot 3448       Ancient Gold

Estimate $550
SOLD $550

JUSTIN II, (A.D.565-578), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, (4.5 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 AVI around, rev. Constantinople seated looking right, with helmet tunic and mantle, on right shoulder aegis, left hand holds a spear, cross on globe, around VICTORI A AVGGG **D*, CONOB in exergue, (S.345, DOC 4c, BMC -). Very broad flan, nearly full mint bloom, minor scratch on obverse, otherwise extremely fine.

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