Creator

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Period

Vespasian

Ruler

Vespasian (69-79 AD)

Mint

Tarraco?

Province or Region

Spain

Date

70/71 AD?

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

27

Weight

11.29g

Obverse Description

Head of Vespasian left; laureate. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COS III

Reverse Description

Victory on shiip prow with wreath. VICTORIA NAVALIS S-C

Comments

Possible propaganda reference to tiny "sea" battle on Sea of Galilee during Jewish Revolt.

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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