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Coin of Nerva, 90 CE


Issued by Emperor Nerva (96–98 C.E.), the coin features a profile of Nerva on the obverse and a palm tree, a symbol of Palestine, on the reverse. The legend surrounding the tree reads, Fisci Judaici Calumnia Sublata (the insult of the Jewish taxes has been annulled).

“Where the Temple Tax Was Buried,” BAR, Nov-Dec 1993.

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