"Coin of the Month" - Jewish War AE Eighth Shekel, Choice EF/AEF, Year Four 69/70 C.E. SOLD

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"COIN OF THE MONTH" -  JEWISH WAR, FIRST REVOLT, YEAR FOUR, EIGHTH DENOMINATION

Hendin 1369, Extremely Fine/About Extremely Fine, contrast added over a stable green, black and red patina, 20.5mm, 6.00 grams  Struck 69/70 C.E.
 
Obverse: Chalice surrounded by inscription, "to the redemption of Zion"

Reverse: Lulav flanked by an etrog on each side, "year four", around

A CHOICE example with an amazing obverse!
 
Struck the last year before the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in 70 C.E.