Justinian I (542-552 CE) AV Solidus

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Locale: Thessalonica mint
Issuer: Justinian I 
Date: 542-552 CE
Denomination: AV Solidus (4.5g, 21mm, 6h).

Obverse: Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, holding globus. Cruciger and shield decorated with horseman motif.
Reverse: Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus; star in right field; CONOB.

Literature: DOC 7 (Constantinople), MIBE 22, Metalf, Thess. 309.
Preservation: Lustrous EF with fabulous portrait.