JUDAEA, Bar Kochba Revolt.
|CNG 84, Lot: 729. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
132-135 CE. AR Sela – Tetradrachm (26mm, 14.18 g, 12h). Undated issue (year 3, struck 134/5 CE). “Shim’on” in Hebrew at sides, façade of the Temple at Jerusalem; Ark of the Covenant within, star above / “for the freedom of Jerusalem” in Hebrew, Bundle of lulav; ethrog to left. Mildenberg 73 (O11/R42); Meshorer 267; Hendin 711; Bromberg -. EF, minor edge splits. Overstruck on an Antioch tetradrachm of Vespasian. Mildenberg recorded only five examples overstruck on Vespasian.
From the Patrick H.C. Tan Collection.