PAX ROMANA – Rare Gold Coin with Nero’s Face Discovered in Jerusalem


LIVE SCIENCE – Archaeologists have discovered an “exceptional” gold coin emblazoned with the Roman Emperor Nero’s face at a site in Jerusalem. The coin dates to around A.D. 60, shortly before the Romans destroyed Jerusalem in A.D. 70, sacking the city and tearing down the Second Temple, an important holy site for Judaism.

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