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Historica & Metal Detecting Finds 3% Surcharge(#184) 25/11/2019 10:00 AM GMT CLOSED!

Lot 1044 of 217: Byzantine, a gold solidus of Justinian I (AD 527-565). Obverse: DN IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing holding cross and shield. Reverse: VICTORI-A AVGGG (followed by officina letter 'O'), angel standing facing holding long cross and globus cruciger, star in right field. Mint of Constantinople, CONOB in ex. About Fair, gouge at c. 1 o'clock on reverse face. Diameter: 21mm. Weight: 4.43g. Sear 139.  Provenance: English collection, ex P Boothman.

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Lot closed - Winning bid:£190
Estimate: £80 - £120

Historica & Metal Detecting Finds 3% Surcharge(#184)  25/11/2019 10:00 AM GMT  CLOSED!