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Period

Vespasian

Ruler

Vespasian (69-79 AD)

Mint

Gaba

Province or Region

Judea

Date

77/78 AD

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

23

Weight

9.37g

Obverse Description

Head of Vespasian, left, laureate. Around: ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ ΟΥΕϹΠΑϹΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒΑϹ

Reverse Description

Tyche stands left; holds sceptre and cornucopia. ΚΛΑΥΔΙΕWΝ ΦΙΛΙΠ ΓΑΒΗΝW; Date: ΡΛϚ (Year 136=77/78 AD)

Comments

Rare. Gaba was a city in Gaba created by Herod for military veterans.

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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