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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 152. Estimate CHF12500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF14000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

JUDAEA, Bar Kochba Revolt. 132-135 CE. Tetradrachm (Silver, 14.15 g 1), undated, but year 3 = 134/135. Shim’on (palaeo-Hebrew) View of the front of the tetrastyle Temple of Jerusalem, with the Ark within the central intercolumniation, a balustrade before and a rosette above the flat roof. Rev. For the Freedom of Jerusalem (palaeo-Hebrew) Lulav and etrog. Mildenberg 82, 14 (O12/R64, this coin, illustrated to show the dies). A wonderful, perfectly centered coin, remarkably well struck. On the reverse there are some traces of overstriking on a tetradrachm of Trajan from Antioch, otherwise, an exceptional example, extremely fine.

Ex Bank Leu 28, 5 May 1981, 294.