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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.
SH58060. Gold solidus
, DOC I
38, Hahn MIB I
3, Wroth BMC
1 ff. var. (officina
not listed), Ratto
383 ff. var. (same), Tolstoi
1 ff. var. (same), EF, flaw on forehead, 2nd officina
, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight
4.471g, maximum diameter
21.4mm, die axis
, 522 - 527 A.D.; obverse
D N IVSTI-NVS P P AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust
facing, spear in right over shoulder, shield
on left arm decorated with horseman; reverse VICTORIA AVGGG
of the three emperors, 2nd officina
), angel standing facing, long cross
in right hand, globus cruciger
in left hand, star
; ex Harlan Berk
Catalog current as of Friday, April 19, 2019.
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