Regent for four years under Justin II, Tiberius was raised to the rank of Augustus 578 A.D.
He became sole emperor on Justin's death nine days later.
AE 30mm, 11.6 Gram Follis Constantinople Mint SB 429
Ob: Tib CONSTANT PP AVI
Crowned bust facing wearing consular robes and holding mappa and eagle-tipped scepter, cross above eagle.
RV: Large M between ANNO and numeral ʕ1 representing regnal year, cross above, CON followed by officina letter Δ in ex.
Item Name: Tiberius II Constantine