|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1 Solidus = 3 Tremissis (3)|
J. D. Bateson, I. G. Campbell; 1998. Byzantine and Early Medieval Western European Coins in the Hunter Coin Cabinet. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781902040110.Belfort# 5154
Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust holding spear over shoulder, all surrounded by legend.
Lettering: D N IVSTI - NVS PP AVC
Dominus Noster Justin Perpetuus Augustus
Our Lord, Justin, perpetual August
Winged Victory facing left while holding cross with monogram in front and star behind, all surrounded by legend.
VICTOR - I - A AVCCC IS
Victoria Augustus / Constantinople
Victory of the August / Constantinople
The S at the end of the reverse legend is Sigismund's signature.
Twenty virtually uncirculated examples of these coins were found in the Gourdon hoard around 1845. All examples were struck with the same dies, and those twenty are the only ones known to exist.
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