Ancient Byzantine AD 527-565 Justinian I AV Solidus - ICG-AU58 Gold Coin

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    • Item number: 48030565
    • Added: Apr 2 2023 7:00:00 PM EDT
    • Ended: Apr 16 2023 8:42:00 PM EDT
    • Location: Crestwood, Kentucky
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    START DATE Apr 2 2023 7:00:00 PM EDT
    END DATE Apr 16 2023 8:42:00 PM EDT


    GRADE: ICG-AU58 



    We are proud to present a remarkable ancient Byzantine gold coin for your consideration in this online auction: an AV Solidus of Emperor Justinian I (AD 527-565), graded ICG-AU58 (About Uncirculated 58). This captivating coin offers a tangible connection to the Byzantine Empire's Golden Age and the reign of one of its most influential emperors.

    Coin Details:

    • Reign: Emperor Justinian I (AD 527-565)
    • Denomination: AV Solidus
    • Material: Gold (Au)
    • Diameter: approx. 21 mm
    • Weight: approx. 4.4 grams
    • Grading: ICG-AU58 (About Uncirculated 58)
    • Obverse: Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, holding globus cruciger and shield with horseman motif
    • Reverse: Angel standing facing, holding long cross and globus cruciger; star in right field; mint mark and "CONOB" in exergue

    Coin Highlights:

    • Excellent condition: This ancient Byzantine gold coin has been graded AU58 by the Independent Coin Graders (ICG), indicating a coin with only slight wear on the high points and exceptional overall detail.

    • Historical significance: Emperor Justinian I is best known for his ambitious architectural projects, military campaigns, and the compilation of the Corpus Juris Civilis, a fundamental milestone in the history of law. This coin provides a direct link to his extraordinary reign.

    • Intricate design: The obverse features a detailed portrait of the helmeted and cuirassed Emperor Justinian I, while the reverse displays an angel holding a long cross and globus cruciger, symbolizing divine support for the empire.

    • Rarity: Byzantine gold solidi from the reign of Justinian I are highly sought after by collectors, particularly those in remarkable condition like this example.

    Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of ancient Byzantine history. Place your bids now to add this exceptional AV Solidus of Emperor Justinian I to your distinguished collection!


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