A SILVER SELA OF THE BAR KOCHBA REVOLT IN 18K GOLD

A SILVER SELA OF THE BAR KOCHBA REVOLT IN 18K GOLD


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Coins: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1277172
Biblical Artifacts
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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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 $19,000.00 
Year 3; 134-135 A.D.

Obverse: The façade of the temple of Jerusalem, the Ark of the Covenant within, star above. Paleo-Hebrew inscription “Shimon”. Pearl border.

Reverse: Lulav and etrog with Paleo-Hebrew inscription, “For the Freedom of Jerusalem”. Pearl border.

In very fine condition. Coin set in handmade 18K gold setting inlaid with .99 karat grade vvs1 diamonds.

Diameter: 35 mm; Weight: 25 g includes coin and setting.

Bibliography:

Hendin, 1411