6th century Byzantine Gold!: This Gold Solidus is from the reign of the emperor Justin II (565 - 578 AD). Approx20 mm & 4.4g. Struck at the Constantinople mint.
Obverse: Helmeted bust of Justin II D N IVSTINVS PP AVI
Reverse: VICTORIA AVGGG Constantinopolis seated. CONOB below.
Notated for graffito but still Graded AU by NGC with strike and surface ratings of 5/5 & 4/5 respectively.