IVDAEA, Jewess seated right, mouring, to the right of a trophy.
20-18 mm. 3.12 grams.
Vespasian, 69-79. Struck Dec. 69 - Dec. 70 [BMC] at Rome.
Proclaiming victory in the Jewish War, about which we know a great deal because of the book by Josephus.
IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right
Sear 2296. BMC 37. RIC 15.
"Noteworthy as the first in a long series of types of beaten foes." BMC, page xxxiii
"Remarkable was that he took over from the Julio-Claudian dynasty the family name of 'Caesar'." BMC p.xxxi.
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