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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, SBCV 145, gVF, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 1.440g, maximum diameter 16.83mm, die axis 180o
, obverse 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 right, CONOB in exergue; partial flat strike; SOLD
Catalog current as of Monday, August 26, 2019.
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