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Roman Imperial coin of Vespasian (Judaea Capta)
Roman period
Denarius (silver)
Mint: Rome, 69-70 CE
Diam: 18 mm; Weight: 3.29 gr
Gift of the Israel Coins and Medals Corporation
 
 
Obverse: Head of Vespasian to right, laureate, surrounded by inscription: IMP.CAESAR.VESPASIANVS. [AVG]
Reverse: Mourning Jewess seated at the foot of trophy, inscription below: IVDAEA


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir