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Home > Catalog > Judean & Biblical Coins > Jewish Revolts > Bar Kochba > SH42161
Second Jewish Revolt - "Bar Kochba" Uprising, 133 - 135 A.D.
These coins are usually overstruck on Roman denarii or drachms. The silhouette of the back of an emperors head is visible on the reverse.
SH42161. Silver zuz, Mildenberg 79, Hendin 1418, EF, sharp, overstrike effects, weight 3.150g, maximum diameter 18.4mm, die axis 0o, year 3, 134 - 135 A.D.; obverse Hebrew, "SHIMON"of five letters in two lines, within wreath of thin branches wrapped around eight almonds, tendrils at the bottom; reverse Hebrew legend, "For the freedom of Jerusalem", fluted jug with handle left, palm branch right (symbolizing the festival of booths in the Temple); SOLD

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