JUSTINIAN II GOLD SOLIDUS – IMPERIAL PORTRAIT ISSUE FROM CONSTANTINOPLE OFFICINA B – MINT STATE 4-4 NGC GRADED BYZANTINE COIN (Inv. 15751)
BYZANTINE EMPIRE. JUSTINIAN II, FIRST REIGN, AD 685-695
Gold solidus, 4.42 g, 20 mm, minted in Constantinople, officina B
Obv. Facing bust of Justinian II wearing a crown with cross and holding globus cruciger.
Rev. Cross potent on 3-stepped base, CONOB, officina B
NGC graded MINT STATE, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, lustrous, with an attractive portrait of the devout emperor who introduced Christ’s image on coinage.