Judaea. Roman Procurators. Valerius Gratus, AD 15 to 26. AE 16.

Ancient Coins - Judaea. Roman Procurators. Valerius Gratus, AD 15 to 26.  AE 16.
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Valerius Gratus was the Roman Procurator of Judaea under Tiberus just prior to Pontius Pilatus.

Denomination : AE 16 (probably a Prutah).

Date : issued in AD 18 to 19 (5th year of Tiberius).

Reference : Sear Greek Imperial - 5620.

Size : 14.6 x 16.0 mm.  Weight : 2.08 grams.

Grade : VG/gF with a very dark brown (nearly black) patina, with earthy highlights.

Obverse : The Greek inscription ITIBERIOU in three lines within a wreath.

Reverse : Palm branch, with the date mark L E (year 5) to the sides of the base, with IOULIA across in the middle.  The E in the date looks more like a C but a C is not a possible date mark on these.

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