JUSTINIAN I GOLD SOLIDUS – CONSTANTINOPLE 3rd OFFICINA ISSUE WITH GREAT IMAGE OF AN ANGEL – CHOICE MINT STATE NGC GRADED BYZANTINE COIN (Inv. 11445)
BYZANTINE EMPIRE. JUSTINIAN I, AD 527-565.
Gold Solidus, 4.49 g., 22 mm., Constantinople, 3rd officina, minted AD 537-542.
Obv.: Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian, facing, holding globus cruciger and shield.
Rev.: Angel standing, facing, holding globe and long cross, star at right, officina Γ.
Sear 139; DOC 8; MIBE 6.
NGC graded CHOICE MINT STATE, Strike 4/5, Surface 5/5, with a beautifully engraved image of an angel on the reverse.