A BRONZE PRUTAH OF PORCIUS FESTUS IN STERLING SILVER BRACELET

A BRONZE PRUTAH OF PORCIUS FESTUS IN STERLING SILVER BRACELET


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Coins: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1294650

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Biblical Artifacts
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Year Five of the Reign of Nero; c. 58/9 CE

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

Reverse: Palm branch surrounded by KAICAPOC and date LE (Year 5)

Coin in fine condition with natural Holy Land patina present. Set in modern sterling silver bracelet.

Length: 20 cm; Weight: 17.7g

Bibliography:

Hendin, 653

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

“When two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, but because Felix wanted to grant a favor to the Jews, he left Paul in prison.” (Acts 24:27)