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Judaea Capta Coin of Titus

Unknown Artist/Maker80/81 CE

The Jewish Museum, New York

The Jewish Museum, New York
New York, United States

To celebrate their triumph over Jerusalem, the Romans produced a huge issue of commemorative coins, known as Judaea Capta (Judea captured). These coins depict the Emperor Vespasian; Titus, the general who conquered Jerusalem and later became emperor in 79 C.E.; and personifications of a defeated Judea as a mourning Jewess.

Details

  • Title: Judaea Capta Coin of Titus
  • Creator: Unknown Artist/Maker
  • Date Created: 80/81 CE
  • Location: Rome, Italy, Europe
  • Physical Dimensions: Diameter: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#terms-conditions
  • External Link: View this object at thejewishmuseum.org
  • Medium: Silver

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