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Why add this Judaea Jewish War Prutah to your collection of ancient coins?
The first of three major acts of rebellion by the Jews of Judaea Province against the Roman Empire was the First Jewish-Roman War of A.D. 66-70. The war, also known as the Great Revolt, or the First Revolt, began due to disagreement over ethnic issues, and later evolved into protests against taxation. The First Revolt Prutah measured approximately 18mm in diameter, with a weight of roughly 3-4g.
A vine leaf with a twisting tendril attached to a small branch is illustrated on the reverse. The image is surrounded by the Paleo-Hebrew inscription "Cheruth Zion" which means "For the freedom of Zion." A wide rimmed amphora with two handles and a conical lid is depicted on the obverse, bordered by the inscription declaring the year of the war in which the coin was minted, also in the Paleo-Hebrew language.
Graded by NGC to be Very Fine
This Judaea Jewish War Bronze Prutah, struck A.D. 66-70, was authenticated as genuine, then reviewed and graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) to be Very Fine. The coin is evenly worn and flattened, but will exhibit full, sharp lettering, and moderate definition of design elements. The condition of this Very Fine coin, struck during Judaea's First Revolt against the Roman Empire, is protected and preserved in a NGC holder with grading label attached.
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This Judaea Bronze Prutah of First Jewish-Roman War (AD 66-70) - First Revolt - Amphora and Vine Leaf - NGC VF is proudly minted by the Judaea Mint. Judaean coins often carry religious themes and symbolism.
|Year of Issue:||66-70|