Rare Roman Gold Coin with Nero’s Face Discovered- Hutton Pulitzer #GoXplrr

Archaeologists have discovered an “exceptional” gold coin emblazoned with the Roman Emperor Nero’s face at a site in Jerusalem.

The coin dates to around A.D. 60, shortly before the Romans destroyed Jerusalem in A.D. 70, sacking the city and tearing down the Second Temple, an important holy site for Judaism. It was discovered during excavations of Mount Zion and probably came from a Jewish home, according to archaeologists.

 

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