A.D. 59-62 Porcius Festus/Nero Bronze Prutah - Littleton Coin Company
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Bronze Porcius Festus Prutah

A.D. 59-62 Porcius Festus/Nero Bronze Prutah

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  • Porcius Festus was procurator of Judaea under Nero
  • He succeeded Felix, who had jailed the Apostle Paul
  • Festus believed Paul innocent, but saved face with his other subjects by allowing Paul to be sent to Nero Caesar to appeal his trial
  • This got Paul quietly out of jail
  • Festus demanded that a wall, built by the Jews to block the spying of Roman troops, be torn down
  • He allowed an appeal to Nero, who sided with them
  • The only procurator to have died in office (A.D. 62)

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2016 Guide Book of U.S. Coins, 69th Edition (Softcover)
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