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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

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Byzantine, Roman – 542 AD

Justinian I

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Byzantine, Roman – 542 AD

Obverse: Helmeted bust of Justinian I facing, holding globus cruciger and shield.
Reverse: Winged Angel standing facing, holding long cross with globus in hand.

Obv. DM IVSTINIANVS P P AVC, Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed facing bust of Justinian I holding globus cruciger with cross in his upraised right hand; shield bearing horseman over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCC Angel standing facing, holding long cross in right hand and globus in left; star to right, CONOB below.


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Value: Solidus. Metal: AV Gold. Weight: 4.45 grams. Mint: Thessalonica. Date: 538-545 AD.
Attribution: Sear 173; MIBE 22; Metcalf, Thess. 321ff; Dumbarton Oaks 7 (mint variety).

Legend, Documentation and Attribution