A SILVER DENARIUS (ZUZ) OF THE BAR KOCHBA REVOLT


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1263782

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at The Inbal Hotel, Liberty Bell Park, 3 Jabotinsky Street
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
tel. 972 2 583 7606

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Year 3; 134-135 A.D.

Obverse: Paleo-Hebrew inscription “Shimon” within wreath, raised dot in center. Pearl border. Remnants of Roman inscription visible.

Reverse: Single-handled jug with palm branch to right. Paleo-Hebrew inscription “For the freedom of Jerusalem”. Pearl border. Remnants of Roman inscription still visible.

In excellent and original condition. Found in Hebron.

Diameter: 19 mm; Weight: 3.43 g

Bibliography: Hendin 1427

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