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Roman Coins Referring to Judaea, Minted at Rome

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 13 November 2018
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Emperor Vespasian (r. 69-79 CE) issued a large series of coins commemorating the defeat of the First Jewish Revolt (66-70 CE), and Nerva (r. 96-98 CE) made coins to mark the end of abuses in the collection of the tax which Jewish were obliged to pay to Rome. The coin on the left is a sestertius of Vespasian , with the legend "Judaea capta". The right coin is a sestertius of Nerva. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 13). Roman Coins Referring to Judaea, Minted at Rome. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9460/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Roman Coins Referring to Judaea, Minted at Rome." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 13, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9460/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Roman Coins Referring to Judaea, Minted at Rome." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Nov 2018. Web. 28 Feb 2021.

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