First Century Coin of Nero Found in Jerusalem — the “Mark of the Beast”?

Archaeologists from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte are reporting that they’ve found a gold coin bearing the image of the mid-first century Roman emperor Nero, uncovered during excavations in the Western Hill of Jerusalem (more commonly referred to as Mount Zion). This type of coin is in fact well-attested in the archaeological record. However, one of the lead professors associated with this … Continue reading First Century Coin of Nero Found in Jerusalem — the “Mark of the Beast”?