Auction No. 100

Rare and special items

June 20, 2017
Opening $ 3,000
Estimate $ 4,000 - $ 5,000
Sold for $ 6,710
Including buyer's premium

Silver shekel from the second year of the Jewish War against Rome, with early Hebrew text.

Description: 14.12 grams. 22 mm, axis 12. Not graded.

Obv.: Cup surrounded by Paleo-Hebrew inscription (shekel of Israel). Above the cup, the date (abbreviation of year two (of the rebellion)).
Rev.: Stem with three pomegranates surrounded by the inscription (Jerusalem the Holy).

Condition: Fine.

Archeological Coins