Creator

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Period

Vespasian

Ruler

Vespasian (69-79 AD)

Mint

Caesarea Maritima

Province or Region

Judea

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

22

Weight

9.01g

Obverse Description

Head of Titus, r., laureate. ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΤΙΤΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ

Reverse Description

Nike stands r., foot on helmet, writing on shield set on palm tree: "AUT T KAIS" Around: ΙΟΥΔΑΙΑΣ ΕΑΛWΚΥΙΑΣ

Comments

Inscription reads "Judea Capta." Issued to celebrate defeat of Jewish insurgents. Rare with shield inscription preserved.

Publisher

Pepperdine University Libraries

Digital Collection

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land

Credit Line

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land [digital resource], Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives

Document Type

Article

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