Justinian I AV Gold Solidus, CHOICE EF, Lustrous, 527 - 565 C.E.

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JUSTINIAN I AV SOLIDUS, 527 - 565 C.E.
 
DOC 9f, MIB 7, Sear 140, Choice Extremely Fine, 20.7mm, 4.49 grams, Constantinople mint
 
Obverse: D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVI  around helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian facing, holding globus cruciger in his right hand, and shield, decorated with rider on horseback, in his left
 
Reverse: Angel standing facing, holding long staff surmounted by staurogram with his right hand and globus cruciger in his left, star in right field, VICTORIA AVGGG S around, CONOB in exergue

Lines in inner obverse field are original mint striations from striking and not scratches. A beautiful, lustrous example and nearly mint!