Tag Ancient Coins



World Coins Auctions – Spectacular IVDAEA DEVICTA Aureus of Titus

During the 2012 8-9 March Signature Auction - The Shoshana Collection of Ancient Judean Coins, an incredibly rare gold aureus of Titus as Caesar (69-79 AD), struck at an Eastern mint in 69 AD, likely Tyre, anticipating the subjugation of Judaea, which the Romans achieved with the fall of Jerusalem in 70 AD, which realized $956,000.

World Coins Auctions – Ancient Jewish Coin Brings Record $1.1+ Million At Heritage Auctions

The first silver shekel struck in Jerusalem by Jewish forces rebelling against Roman oppression in the first century CE, one of only two specimens known, brought a world record price of $1,105,375 at Heritage Auctions on March 8 as part of the auction of The Shoshana Collection of Ancient Coins of Judea. This coin kept an unbreakable record until March 2021 and sold to an anonymous overseas collector.