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Byzantine Empire, Justin I, 10 July 518 - 1 August 527 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.
SH51671. Gold solidus, SBCV 56, DOC I 2, Berk 38, Hahn MIB I 3, Wroth BMC 1 - 6, EF, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 4.412g, maximum diameter 21.6mm, die axis 180o
, obverse D N IVSTI-NVS P P AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, shield on left arm, spear in right over shoulder; reverse VICTORIA AVGGG E (victory of the three emperors, 5th officina), angel standing facing, holding long cross in right hand, globus cruciger in left hand, star right, CONOB in exergue; SOLD
Catalog current as of Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
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