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Judaea, Bar Kochba Revolt, 132 - 135 A.D.
These coins are usually overstruck on earlier denarii or drachms. This example is overstruck on a Trajan denarius.
SL89834. Silver zuz, Mildenberg 213 (O24/R137); BMC Palestine, p. 299, 79 (same dies, on Trajan drachm); SNG ANS 561 (same dies); Hendin 1435, Meshorer TJC 274, NGC Ch XF
, strike 2/5, surface 3/5, overstruck [on a Trajan denarius] (4283488-001), Judaean mint, weight 3.24g, maximum diameter 19.0mm, die axis 180o
, undated issue of year 3, 134 - 135 A.D.; obverse Paleo-Hebrew legend: Shim'on, bunch of grapes in three lobes hanging from branch, which has a tendril to the left and a leaf to the right; reverse Paleo-Hebrew legend: for the freedom of Jerusalem, kithara with three strings; SOLD
Catalog current as of Saturday, August 17, 2019.
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