First Jewish Revolt 67-68 AD
Bronze prutah, 18mm, 2.99 gm.
Struck in Jerusalem, 67-68 AD.
Nero sent the general, later emperor, Vespasian to subdue the revolt, which he did. These coins have been found in hoards at the legendary stronghold of Masada. Vespasian's son Titus conquered Jerusalem and destroyed the Temple.
Meshorer 196; Hendin 1360.
From the George Bernert Collection.