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Gadara of the Decapolis, Nero AE, GVF, RARE!, 67/68 C.E. SOLD

  • Gadara of the Decapolis, Nero AE
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Price:
$200.00
SKU:
jbc607
Maximum Purchase:
1 unit(s)


Product Description

GADARA OF THE DECAPOLIS, NERO AE

Spijkerman 24, Sofaer 23, GVF, 16.6mm, 4.37 grams, Struck 67/68 C.E.

Obverse: Bust of  Nero to right, ΝΕΡΩΝ on right

Reverse: Veiled bust of Tyche to right,,  ΓΑ∆ΑΡA (Gadara) to left, date LA ΛΡ (131 = 67/68 C.E.) to right

A city coin struck during the Jewish War against Rome, clear, and of nice quality! Although this coin type is quite common for Titus, it is RARE for Nero. We found only one specimen in the auction records, a weaker one that was offered back in 2004.


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