SUB-BYZANTINE. Anonymous. Imitating Justinian I.
|Sale: CNG 66, Lot: 1679. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 May 2004.
Sold For $275. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 6th century AD. AV "Solidus" (1.17 gm). Crowned and cuirassed facing bust, holding globus cruciger / Angel standing facing, holding globus cruciger and long cross. Copied from the solidus of Justinian I (SB 139) introduced in 538 AD. Near VF, very weak strike on a thin flan. ($300)