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Starting price: 1'200 USD
Price realized: 3'120 USD
JUSTINIAN II, FIRST REIGN, 685-695. AV Solidus (4.43 gms), Constantinople Mint. NGC MS, Strike: 3/5 Surface: 4/5.
S-1248. Bust of Christ facing, cross behind head, wearing pallium over colibrium, with right hand raised in benediction, left hand holding book of Gospels; Reverse: Justinian standing facing, holding cross potent on two steps. Justinian II was the first emperor to depict Christ on his coins. Great obverse centering. Bold portrait, lustrous and attractive.
Purchased privately from NFA.