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A BRONZE PRUTAH OF PORCIUS FESTUS IN MODERN SETTING

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Sale Price $96...Originally $120

A BRONZE PRUTAH OF PORCIUS FESTUS IN MODERN SETTING
c. 59 A.D.

Obverse: NER WNO C in wreath tied at the bottom with a X.

Reverse: Palm branch surrounded by KAICAPOC and date LE.

Set in modern silver gilt pendant. Coin in very fine condition. Found in Jerusalem.

31 x 22 mm

Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Hendin, 653

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Porcius Festus succeeded Antonius Felix as procurator of Judea under the Roman Emperor Nero.


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