Trajan Decius, July 249 - First Half of June 251 A.D., Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem), Syria Palestina
After the First Jewish Revolt, the Jews were disbursed from Jerusalem and prohibited even from visiting. About 130 A.D. Hadrian established a colony on the site and built a temple to Jupiter Capitolinus on the temple mount. His actions prompted the Second Jewish Revolt or Bar Kochba Rebellion.
SH90827. Bronze AE 27, KadmanAelia Capitolina 170 (same dies), Sofaer Collection 141, Meshorer Aelia 154, Rosenberger 89, F, weight 13.132 g, maximum diameter 26.7 mm, die axis 0o, Aelia Capitolina mint, obverse IMP C G MES Q TRA DECIVS AVG, laureate bust right; reverse COL AEL KAP COM P F, Serapis seated left on throne, kalathos on head, reaching right hand toward Cerberus at feet on left, long scepter vertical behind in left; ex J. Berlin Caesarea Collection; extremely rare; $750.00 (€562.50)
Judaea, Valerius Gratus, Roman Prefect under Tiberius, 15 - 26 A.D., Extremely RareHybrid
SH40205. Bronze prutah, Meshorer TJC 319 (hybrid of 316 obverse and 317 reverse), Hendin - (hybrid of 1332 obverse and 1333 reverse), F, weight 1.426 g, maximum diameter 15.6 mm, Caesarea mint, 15 - 16 A.D.; obverse [KAI]/CAP (sic), legend within wreath; reversepalm frond flanked by L - B (year 2); extremely rare; $320.00 (€240.00)
Crusaders, Principality of Antioch, Bohemond IV 2nd Reign - Bohemond V, 1215 - 1250 A.D.
The Principality of Antioch was one of the crusader states created during the First Crusade. It included parts of modern-day Turkey and Syria. It had roughly 20,000 inhabitants in the 12th century. Most were Armenians and Greek Orthodox Christians, with a few Muslims outside the city itself.
CR67850. Bronze pougeoise, Malloy Crusaders 114, aVF, weight 0.394 g, maximum diameter 15.3 mm, die axis 270o, Antioch mint, 1215 - 1250 A.D.; obverse + BOAMVNDVS, fleur de lis with three pointed splayed foot, no pellets; reverse + ANTIOCHIA, cross pattée; with pellet in each angle; rare; $90.00 (€67.50)