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Coin Depicting a Palm Branch

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

58-59, Procurator–Antonius Felix (Nero’s reign)

Artist:

Roman; Palestine

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts a palm branch, while the back (reverse) depicts an olive wreath and bears an as yet untranslated inscription.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Judean

Title

Coin Depicting a Palm Branch

Place

Israel (Artist's nationality)

Date

Struck 58 CE–59 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Reverse: L[EKA]IΓ [ΑΡΟ]C

Dimensions

Diam.: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1399

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