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"COIN OF THE MONTH" - Herod the Great AE Lepton, RARE Crossed Palm Branch, VF, see notes, 40 - 4 B.C.E. SOLD

  • Herod the Great AE Lepton, RARE Crossed Palm Branches
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Price:
$595.00
SKU:
jh471
Maximum Purchase:
1 unit(s)


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"COIN OF THE MONTH" - HEROD THE GREAT AE LEPTON, CROSSED PALM BRANCHES

Hendin 1186, Very Fine, 12.2mm, .67 gram, Struck Circa. 40 - 4 B.C.E.
 
Obverse: Tripod table, inscription around

Reverse: Crossed palm branches, within circle

A RARE type for Herod and almost impossible to find CENTERED on BOTH sides!
 
These coins were struck on flans much smaller than the dies. The coin can be seen here on Menorah Coin Project as the first example (of only four) of die O8/R2 - Hendin pers. communication Feb. 10 2006  (Purchased recently from Mr. Hendin who has held this coin for over 10 years due to the scarcity of finding an example of this quality.)
 
Ex: Amphora Coins

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