AN EIGHTH SHEKEL FROM THE 1ST JEWISH REVOLT
Catalog:Coins:Holy Land: stock #1212440
First Jewish Revolt against Rome; 66-70 A.D.
Minted Year Four; 69-70 A.D.
Obverse: Chalice, â€śOmer cupâ€ť surrounded by Paleo-Hebrew inscription â€śFor the Redemption of Zionâ€ť.
Reverse: Luluv branch flanked by etrogs . Inscription in Paleo-Hebrew reads â€śYear Fourâ€ť.
Dotted border on both sides. Natural patina present. Found in Hebron. In good condition.
Diameter: 21 mm; Weight: 5.85 g
Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.
Meshorer, â€śAncient Jewish Coinageâ€ť, 214a
David Hendin, â€śA Guide to Biblical Coins (5th Edition), 1369