Hebrew coin dating

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While many associate written Hebrew with the squarish letters adorned by curvy flourishes and occasionally vowel marks, Hebrew was originally written with a different, but related, script called Old Hebrew.The legend reads IUDAEA CAPTA or IUDAEA DEVICTA (“Judea defeated”).The obverse of Judaea Capta coins feature a profile of the Roman emperor, most often Vespasian.In the free ebook Agrippa II, whose reign spanned the latter half of the first century C. Having enjoyed the favor of the Romans, he issued provincial Judaea Capta coins that feature some of the same motifs as the Roman imperial series.The Judaea Capta coin from the 2014 Bethsaida excavations is a part of this unique series minted by the Jewish ruler.

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