JUSTINIAN I GOLD SOLIDUS – ANGEL ISSUE FROM CONSTANTINOPLE OFFICINA E – MINT STATE NGC GRADED BYZANTINE COIN (Inv. 11983)
BYZANTINE EMPIRE. JUSTINIAN I, AD 527-565.
Gold Solidus, 4.47 g., 20 mm., Constantinople, 5th officina, minted AD 527-538.
Obv.: Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear and shield.
Rev.: Angel standing, facing, holding globe and long cross, star at right, officina Є.
Sear 137; DOC (3e); MIBE 5
NGC graded MINT STATE, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, “edge bend” noted.