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Jewish War AR Shekel, NGC Choice Extremely Fine, see notes, Year Two 67/68 C.E. SOLD

  • Jewish War AR Shekel, Choice Extremely Fine, see notes, Year Two 67/68 C.E.
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Price:
$7,200.00
SKU:
cns102asl
Maximum Purchase:
1 unit(s)


Product Description

JEWISH WAR FIRST REVOLT AGAINST ROME AR SHEKEL, YR. 2 - 67/68 B.C.E.

Hendin 1358, NGC Encapsulated Choice Extremely Fine, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, 14.11 grams, Jerusalem Mint.

Obverse: Chalice surround by inscription "Shekel of Israel", "Year 2" above chalice 

Reverse:- Staff of three pomegranates, surrounded by inscription "Jerusalem the Holy".

International customers, please note: We can only accept wire transfer for payment on this coin, unless other arrangements are made before purchase.

A nicely struck and centered WEIGHTY shekel! Shekel still has original hoard patina and the underlying luster is quite apparent.

The "Shekel of Israel" was struck from 66 - 70 C.E. during the great revolt against Rome which culminated in the destruction of the Temple.

Ex: Noam Collection, NYC

(Note: the slight horizontal scratches such as from 10 -1 on the reverse and under the pearls of the chalice on obverse are on the plastic NOT on the coin.)

 


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