Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice
Heritage is in the process of relocating its world headquarters to a new Dallas area location, which will be announced soon. Please call 214-528-3500 to confirm all Heritage appointments, events or deliveries in Dallas, as our departments and staff are moving at different times from separate locations.

    Description

    Roman Judaea, Countermarked series. Mid-late 1st century A.D. AE 22 mm (15.22 g). Uncertain host coin with four c/ms: head right within circular incuse; L. XII within rectangular incuse; L. X. F. above boar and dolphin within rectangular incuse; and galley sailing right within rectangular incuse. Hendin 807a, 806a, and 802 (for the last two countermarks). C/ms Fair to Fine, brown patina.

    The countermarks were applied by Legio X Fretensis and Legio XII Fulminata, both of which fought against the Jewish rebels during the First Revolt. These two legions participated in the storming of Jerusalem in A.D. 70, and after the war Legio X was used to garrison the desolate province of Judaea. Legio XII was transferred to Melitene in Cappadocia. Because of the early transfer of Legio XII it seems likely that the countermark of this legion was applied during or very shortly after the Jewish War.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2009
    28th-31st Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 390

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 25 days left to consign to the 2020 August 4 - 10 ANA Worlds' Fair of Money US Coins Signature Auction - Pittsburgh!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I want especially to thank you for your courtesy and professionalism. I felt taken care of.
    Stephen M.,
    New York, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search