JUDAEA, ASCALON, Domitian, 81-96 AD, bronze


JUDAEA, ASCALON, Domitian, 81-96 AD, minor, year 198 (94/5 AD), Obverse: laureate head R, SEBASTOS, Reverse: Phanebol standing L with sword, palm, and shield, HUP, bronze, 18mm, 4.52g, RPC2216, H280, looks like someone worked on a corrosion spot on his neck, porous, aF

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The coin is assigned to Roman Emperor Domitian by its date, and does not carry his name.

Ascalon was a port city in Phoenician times, and remained commercially important through the Roman era.

Ancient Coins includes Greek and Roman coins and those of neighbors and successors, geographically from Morocco and Spain all the way to Afghanistan. Date ranges for these begin with the world’s earliest coins of the 8th century BC to, in an extreme case, the end of Byzantine Empire, 1453 AD.