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601975
Sale: CNG 60, Lot: 1975. Estimate $250. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2002. 
Sold For $290. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

JUSTINIAN I. 527-565 AD. AV Solidus (4.51 gm). Struck 538-545. Constantinople mint. Helmeted and cuirassed bust FACING, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman spearing a fallen enemy / Angel standing facing, holding jewelled cross and globus cruciger; star in right field; G /CONOB. DOC I 8b; SB 139. EF, slight bend. ($250)

From the Jürgen K. Schmidt Collection. Ex Münzen und Medaillen Deutschland Auktion 3 (15-16 October 1998), lot 483; H.H. Kricheldorf Auktion 33 (12 October 1978), lot 615.