Authentic silver Roman denarius of Vespasian commemorating his victory over the Jews in the first Jewish Revolt.
Vespasian was the commander of the Roman forces in the First Jewish Revolt from 66 to 69 A.D.
After the death of Nero, he returned to Rome and became the next emperor. His son, Titus, continued the war, and conquered Jerusalem in 70 A.D.
This coin has the image of a woman sitting under a palm tree as a sign of defeat with “Judea” written underneath.
This is known as the “Judea Capta” coin, celebrating the captivity of Judea. This coin was minted in 79 A.D.
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.
Shipped direct from the Holy Land.
Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities. Located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.