1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 518 - 527

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 518 - 527

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Description (Brief)
One (1) solidus coin, Justin I
Byzantine Empire, 518-527
Obverse Image: A 3/4 portrait of Justin I helmeted, diademed and curriassed facing.
Obverse Text: DN / IVSTINIANVS / PP / AVG
Reverse Image: Victory faces her right holding a long cross topped with a rho.
Reverse Text: VICTORIA / AVGGG / H / CONOB
General Information: CONOB = (Constantinopolis Obryza, 'Pure Gold of Constantinople').
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
518 - 527
Justin I Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Byzantine Empire
Associated Place
Turkey: Hatay, Antioch
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 20.3 mm; 1/32 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Byzantine Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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