Reign of Maurice Tiberius (582-602 A.D.)
Minted in Antioch as Theopolis; Year 8 (589-590 A.D.)
Obverse: Bust of Maurice Tiberius frontal facing wearing consular robes and crown surmounted by trefoil device. Holding mappa in his right hand, a sceptre surmounted by an eagle in his left. DM TIV CONSTAN PP AVI.
Reverse: Large m in center, cross above, ANNo to left, regional year to right, THEUP’ in exergue.
In very fine condition. Natural patina present. Found in Jerusalem.
Diameter: 30 mm
Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.