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70 AD: Vespasian - Defeat of the Jewish revolt and fall of Jerusalem
Sestertius (28.6g, 37mm, 6h). Roman mint. Struck AD 71.
IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG PM TR P P COS III laureate head right
IVDAEA CAPTA / S C [in ex.] Judaea seated, in attidue of sorrow, at the foot of a palm tree; behind Vespasian standing in military dress holding spear and parazonium; left foot on a helmet.
RIC 427 (scarce); BMC 543; Cohen 239
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n.igma  [Dec 10, 2013 at 08:10 AM]
Poor old Judea. Vespasian milked this one repeatedly for all it was worth and much more! Nice coin.