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Live auction - bgr_686491 - JUDAEA - ROMAN GOVERNORS Prutah

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Type : Prutah
Date: an 17
Mint name / Town : Jérusalem, Judée
Metal : silver plated copper
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 2 h.
Weight : 2,02 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie bien centrée des deux côtés. Très jolie représentation du droit ainsi qu’un revers agréable. Patine sable
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : Légende en deux lignes dans une couronne.
Obverse legend : KAI / SAR.
Obverse translation : (Tibère césar).


Reverse legend : TIB / LB.
Reverse description : Légende en deux ligne ; dessous, une corne d’abondance.
Reverse translation : (an 2).


Ce prutah frappé sous administration romaine par les procurateurs de Judée, en l’occurrence, Valerius Gratus.

Historical background


(9-62 AD)

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).

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