Ostrogothic Italy, Athalaric (526-534). AV Solidus in the name of Justinian I, Rome mint, c. 527-530 AD. D/ DN IVSTINIANVS PP AVG. Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear and shield. R/ VICTORIA AVGGG A. Victory standing left, holding long cross; six-rayed star in left field; in exergue, COMOB. COI 34; MEC 1, 122; MIB 28. g. 4.45 mm. 20.00 An outstanding example, from masterly engraved and fresh dies. Of superb style and in exceptional state of preservation. EF.