Justin I, 518-527. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.48 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, 519-527. D N IVSTINVS P P AVI Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justin I facing slightly to right, holding spear in his right hand and with a shield decorated with horseman attacking a fallen foe over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG Δ / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long jewelled cross with his right hand and globus cruciger in his left; in field to right, star. DOC 2d. MIB 3. SB 56. A splendid example, lustrous, sharp and very attractive. Virtually as struck.