Justin I, 518-527. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.50 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, 518-519. D N IVSTI-NVS P P AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justin I facing slightly to right, holding spear in his right hand and with a shield, decorated with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG I / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long staff surmounted by inverted staurogram; in field to left, star. DOC 1h. MIB 2. SB 55. Struck from a somewhat worn obverse die and the flan slightly wavy, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the collection of Dipl.-Ing. Adrian Lang, privately acquired in the early 2000s.