AN EIGHTH SHEKEL FROM THE 1ST JEWISH REVOLT

AN EIGHTH SHEKEL FROM THE 1ST JEWISH REVOLT


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Coins: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1212440
Biblical Artifacts
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First Jewish Revolt against Rome; 66-70 A.D.

Minted Year Four; 69-70 A.D.

Obverse: Chalice, “Omer cup” surrounded by Paleo-Hebrew inscription “For the Redemption of Zion”.

Reverse: Luluv branch flanked by etrogs . Inscription in Paleo-Hebrew reads “Year Four”.

Dotted border on both sides. Natural patina present. Found in Hebron. In good condition.

Diameter: 21 mm; Weight: 5.85 g

Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Meshorer, “Ancient Jewish Coinage”, 214a

David Hendin, “A Guide to Biblical Coins (5th Edition), 1369