Ancient Coins (9 April 2008)

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Date of Auction: 9th April 2008

Unsold

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,000

Jewish Coinage, Judæa, Bar Kochba Revolt (132-5 CE), Sela-Tetradrachm, year 2 [133/4 CE], façade of the Temple at Jerusalem, Ark of the Covenant within, + above, ‘Jerusalem’ in Hebrew at sides, rev. bundle of lulav, etrog to left, ‘year 2 of the freedom of Israel’ in Hebrew, 13.87g/12h (Mildenberg 14; Meshorer 230b; AJC II 13a; Hendin 688; Bromberg 82). Good very fine, darkly toned (£1,500-2,000)

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Provenance:
M. Dayan Collection