A BYZANTINE GOLD SEMISSIS OF JUSTINIAN I

A BYZANTINE GOLD SEMISSIS OF JUSTINIAN I


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Byzantine: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1226220

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Reign of Justinian I (527-565 A.D.)

Constantinople Mint

Obverse: Bust of Justinian facing right, beardless, wearing a diademed, cuirass and paludamentum. DN IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVC.

Reverse: Victory seated on a shield and cuirass wearing a mantle below the waist, supporting a shield on her knees on which she is inscribing numerals. Star in left field. Inverted Chi-Ro in right field. CONOB in exergue. VICTORIA AVCCC.

In fine to very fine condition.

Diameter: 19 mm; Weight: 2.2 g

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Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

References: Warwick William Wroth, “Catalogue of the Imperial Byzantine Coins in the British Museum V.1”, 19.