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Prutah of Procurator Volarius Gratus

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Prutah of Procurator Volarius Gratus - click to enlarge.

Prutah of Procurator Volarius Gratus, Roman Procurator to Judea under Emperor Tiberius, years 15-26 CE. This rare and important coin was minted during the year 16 CE, which was the 3rd year to the reign of Tiberius. Obverse side: Inscription KAI / CAP (of Caesar) surrounded by wreath. Reverse side: Two crossed cornucopias with caduceus between them, above is an inscription TIBEPIOY (Tiberius) and date mark of Year 3. Rare coin and in very good condition. Reference: Hendin 641