JUSTINIAN I GOLD SOLIDUS – EARLY ISSUE WITH AN ANGEL FROM OFFICINA H – CHOICE AU NGC GRADED BYZANTINE EMPIRE COIN (Inv. 14711)
BYZANTINE EMPIRE. JUSTINIAN I, AD 527-565.
Gold Solidus, (4.43 g), 19 mm, Constantinople, 8th officina, minted AD 545-565.
Obv.: Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian, facing, holding globus cruciger and shield.
Rev.: Angel standing, facing, holding globe and long cross with staurogram, star at right, officina H.
MIBE 7; Sear 140.
NGC graded CH AU, “clipped” and “graffiti”.