Obverse description : Légende dans une couronne.
Obverse legend : NERw .
Reverse description : Branche de palmier.
Reverse legend : KLAU KAISAR.
Reverse translation : (an 5).
JUDEA - GOVERNORS ROMANS
After 6 AD when Herod Archelaus was banished, Augustus appointed governors to administer the Judeée of equestrian rank. Between 9 and 62, these procurators or prefects (Claudius) struck small local currencies (of Prutah). The Best known among them is Pontius Pilate, governor of 26-36 that left condemn and execute Jesus. The latest to hit procurator Porcius Festus currency was during the reign of Nero (59/60-62).