JUSTIN II GOLD AV SOLIDUS – RARE ISSUE FROM THESSALONICA – EX DIMITRIADIS COLLECTION – MINT STATE NGC GRADED BYZANTINE COIN (Inv. 9052)

$3,500.00

BYZANTINE EMPIRE.   JUSTIN II, AD 565-578.
Gold Solidus, 4.37 g., 22 mm., minted at Thessalonica, ca. AD 567-578
Obv. Helmeted, draped and cuirassed facing bust of the emperor, holding Victory on globe.
Rev. Constantinopolis seated holding spear and globus cruciger, officina T.
Sear 364C. DOC –. MIB 17. Oeconomides & Touratsolglou, “The 1948 Thessaloniki Hoard,” 62-67.
Ex Dimitriadis Collection, acquired at Sotheby’s 11/2/1998, lot 107.
NGC graded MINT STATE, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, NGC # 3807367-013, rare.

 

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