A group of six AE, mostly Palestinian, countermarked by the Legio X Fretensis.
Coins 283

Nero to Hadrian. Nero (54-68). Lydia, Thyateira. AE 18 mm. 55-60 AD, countermarked by the Legio X Fretensis. D/ NEPΩN KΛAYΔIOC KAICAP CEBA. Draped bust right, lightly bearded; X within incuse countermark. R/ ΘYATEIPH/NΩN. Double axe. Cf. RPC I, 2382. AE. g. 3.12 mm. 18.00 RR. Very rare. Dark green patina, with lighter spots. F. The Legio X Fretensis played a significant role during the First Jewish War and remained stationed in the region until the 4th century.

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