Nero AR Tetradrachm / Sela, Antioch, Near Extremely Fine, 62 - 68 C.E. SOLD

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NERO AR TETRADRACHM, ANTIOCH, SYRIA

Prieur 85v, Near Extremely Fine, grainy, 26.5mm, 13.10 grams, Struck Circa. 62 - 68 C.E.

Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to right with aegis, surrounded by inscription

Reverse: Eagle on thunderbolt to right, head right, palm branch, (date) to left, ETOY at bottom

An affordable example with good eye appeal that is grainy, yet extremely detailed!

This coin is probably the coin most used by Bar Kokhba for producing the Sela. It is also the Sela Neronis סלע נירונית mentioned in the Mishna (Keilim)