Solidus of Justinian I
Early Byzantine Period
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.46 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, and shield.
Reverse: Angel standing, facing, holding long linear staff surmounted by Chi-Rho.
VICTORI AAVCCC theta In exergue: CONOB
By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)