, 15 January 69 - 17 April 69 A.D., Antioch, Seleucis and Pieria,
Gaius Licinius Mucianus (named on this coin) was governor of . When he failed to put down the Jewish revolt, was sent to replace him. After the death of , Mucianus and both swore allegiance to . Mucianus persuaded to take up arms against , who had seized the throne. They agreed would settle affairs in the East, while Mucianus made would attack . On his way to , Mucianus defeated a Dacian invasion of . Mucianus reached the day after Vitellius' death. Mucianus never wavered in his allegiance to and was appointed consul for the third time in 72. As no mention is made of Mucianus during the reigns of or , he probably died during the reign of .
RP85562. Bronze AE 28, 319 (ex. , same dies), cf. RPC 4316 (not specifying direction), aVF, nice portrait, dark with buff earthen highlighting, spots of light corrosion, mostly weak or off , 11.757 g, maximum 27.9 mm, 0o, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, 15 Jan 69 - 17 Apr 69 A.D.; [IMP M OT]-HO - [CAE AVG] (counterclockwise from upper left), laureate right, dot in behind; EΠI / MOYKIA/NOY AN/TIOXEΩ/N ET ZIP (legate Mucianus, of Antioch, year 117) in five lines within a linear in a laurel ; this variant with a counterclockwise is extremely ; ex Gemini auction XIII (6 Apr 2017), lot 158, ex Jyrki Muona Collection; $2250.00 (Ä2002.50)
Discontent and inept rule led to open rebellion in 66 A.D. The Romans, distracted by the Civil Wars following the death of , were unable to put a speedy end to the revolt. But in 70 A.D., captured and sacked Jerusalem and destroyed the temple.SH33191. Silver
, 1358, aEF, 14.324 g, maximum 21.6 mm, 0o, Jerusalem mint, year 2, 67 - 68 A.D.; "Shekel of Israel" in Hebrew, with pearled rim, date above (year 2); stem with three pomegranates, "Jerusalem the Holy" in Hebrew around; SOLD
In 67, arrived in Ptolemais, along with X Fretensis and V Macedonica to put down the Jewish Revolt. He was joined by his son , who brought XV Apollinaris from . By late the spring the Roman army numbered more than 60,000 soldiers, including auxiliaries and troops of II.SH28932. Silver
, 1358, EF, 13.496 g, maximum 21.7 mm, 0o, Jerusalem mint, year 2, 67 - 68 A.D.; "Shekel of Israel" in Hebrew, with pearled rim, date above (year 2); stem with three pomegranates, "Jerusalem the Holy" in Hebrew around; SOLD
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