Roman Provincial, Judaea, Marcus Ambibulus AE Prutah, 9-12 AD, Fine/VF

Considered a biblical coin, little is known about Marcus Ambibulus. Originally a cavalry officer, he was Roman Prefect of Judea between 9-12 AD and its generally accepted he did a fine job as there was no rebellion.

2.12 grams / 16mm / Bronze

This specimen displays a pleasingly rich patina as well as some deposits.

Obv. KAICAPOC, ear of barley turned to right

Rev. Eight-branched palm tree bearing two bunches of dates, date in fields: L-AQ

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