A SILVER DENARIUS (ZUZ) OF THE BAR KOCHBA REVOLT
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Year 3; 134-135 A.D.
Obverse: Triform bunch of grapes on branch. Palo-Hebrew inscription “Shimon”. Pearl border. Remnants of Roman inscription around edge.
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 on outer edge.
In excellent and original condition. Found in Hebron.
Diameter: 19 mm; Weight: 3.21 g
Bibliography: Hendin 1434
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