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Prutah of Judaea with wreath, struck under Valerius Gratus

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Obverse: Wreath tied at the bottom. Within wreath: TIB/KAI/CAP Reverse: Palm branch. Inscription in Greek in field.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 18

Mint

Judaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.98 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

72.473.23

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins