Roman Judaea - Jewish War - Imitative Shekel
Coins - Roman Empire
£50 - 70
EUR 60 - 90
USD 80 - 110
Sold for: £340
66-70 AD, Jewish War, First Revolt, dated Year 1 (66/7 CE). Obv: Hebrew inscription "Shekel Israel", omer cup with smooth rim, pearl on each side, date above. Rev: Hebrew inscription "Yerushalem ha Kedoshah" (Jerusalem the holy), stem with three pomegranates (Reinach: "branch of lily with three flowers"); possibly imitative. 13.49 grams. Very fine. Interesting. [No Reserve]
Hendin 655; Meshorer 187.
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