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Jewish War - First Revolt AR Shekel, Choice Extremely Fine, Scarce Year 3 - 68/69 C.E. SOLD

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JEWISH WAR FIRST REVOLT AGAINST ROME AR SHEKEL, YR. 3 - 68/69 C.E.

Hendin 1361, Choice Extremely Fine, 22.5mm, 14.21 grams, Jerusalem Mint

Obverse - Chalice surrounded by Paleo-Hebrew inscription "Shekel of Israel", abbreviated "Year 3" above chalice 

Reverse - Staff of three pomgranates, surrounded by Paleo-Hebrew inscription "Jerusalem the Holy".

Lustrous, heavyweight, fully struck and completely centered, a CHOICE coin ! See here on Menorah Coin project, die O1/R3. May be the BEST example for these dies

Shekels of year three are far scarcer than those of year two. 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. 


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