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Roman Judaea - Jewish War - Imitative Shekel

Coins - Roman Empire


LOT 053

Estimate
£50 - 70
EUR 60 - 90
USD 70 - 100

Opening Bid: £1 (EUR 1; USD 1)

Sold for (Inc. premium): £411

ROMAN JUDAEA - JEWISH WAR - IMITATIVE SHEKEL

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]

Literature
Hendin 655; Meshorer 187.

Date
Friday 14th December 2012 Coins, Antiquities & Geological

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