JUDAEA. First Jewish War.
|Sale: CNG 69, Lot: 668. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2005.
Sold For $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
66-70 CE. Æ Half Prutot (1.10 gm, 10h). Dated year 2 (67/8 CE). Amphora / Grape leaf. Meshorer 199; Maltiel-Gerstenfeld 234; cf. Hendin 661 (Prutot). Fine, desert patina. Rare fractional denomination.($300)
This crude half prutot may not be an official issue struck by the rebels in Jerusalem, but another outlying issue in the same category as the Caesarea minims.