Creator

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Period

Vespasian

Ruler

Vespasian (69-79 AD)

Mint

Caesarea Maritima

Province or Region

Judea

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

21

Weight

7.91g

Obverse Description

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

Reverse Description

Nike stands r., foot on helmet, writing on shield on her knee; palm tree beside to right. e: "AUT T KAIS" Around: ΙΟΥΔΑΙΑ ΣΕΑΛWΚΥΙΑΣ

Comments

Inscription reads "Judea Capta." Issued to celebrate defeat of Jewish insurgents. Appears to have remnants of inscription on shield--very rare if so.

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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