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Byzantine Empire, Justinian I, 4 April 527 - 14 November 565 A.D.
They look similar, but there is a significant physical difference between angels and Victory. Angels are all male. Victory (Nike) is female. On Byzantine coinage, the male angel replaced the female Victory after the reunion with Rome was concluded on 28 March 519 A.D.
SH11008. Gold tremissis
145, gVF, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight
1.440g, maximum diameter
16.83mm, die axis
D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVG, pearl diademed draped and cuirassed bust
right; reverse VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM
(to the victory
of the Emperor), Victory
advancing right, head
left, globus cruciger
in left, wreath
in right hand, star
; partial flat strike; SOLD
Catalog current as of Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
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