Scarce denomination with broad flan, full legends, well struck and impressive.
Pedigree: Ex. Collection of a Philhellene, Baldwin & Sons, London.
Obverse:d m TIb CONS-TANT P P AVG, draped and cuirassed bust of Tiberius II facing, seen from front, wearing crown with cross and pendilia.
Reverse:Large XXX (mark of value); cross above, CONΔ in exergue.
Tiberius II Constantinus, born Thrace, died Aug. 14, 582, Constantinople. Emperor succeeded in defending the empire against the Persians to the east but suffered reverses in conflicts with the Avars and the Slavs to the north and west.