ROMAN CONQUEST of JUDEA in YEAR 70 the JUDAEA CAPTA COIN

$24.95

Description

The quintessential Jewish coin of mourning issued by Rome to commemorate their complete subjugation of the Holyland. Depicting a Roman soldier standing above a Jewess crying beneath a palm. The medal issued by the Government of Israel in 1959 depicts this coin and on the obverse a scene of redemption (1948) featuring a happy mother with upraised child and new plantings all beneath an abundant date palm.

Measures approximately 2 1/2 inches