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A Judean First Revolt Prutah Overstrike

The act of minting silver coins by the Judeans, which was reserved by the Roman overlords themselves, along with the messages inscribed on these coins, signified that there was a declaration of Judean independence from the Roman Empire.

By Kenneth Miller
University of Arizona
Staff Archaeologist and Numismatic Specialist
Tel Gezer Excavation Project
June 2012

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