Shimon Bar Kochba AR Zuz, Extremely Fine, "Trumpets" 134/135 C.E. SOLD

$1,750.00
SKU:
jbk330
Maximum Purchase:
1 unit

BAR KOCHBA AR ZUZ, "GRAPES/TEMPLE TRUMPETS"

Mildenberg 198, Extremely Fine,19.3mm, 3.20 grams, Attributed to year three - 134/135 C.E.
 
Obverse - SHIMON in Paleo-Hebrew around cluster of grapes hanging from branch

Reverse - Pair of Temple Trumpets upright, dot between, surrounded by inscription "For the freedom of Jerusalem" in Paleo-Hebrew

The trumpet Zuzim of Shimon Bar Kokhba Zuz are scarcer as a group than all the other types and not often in the market. 
Even when found the trumpets are usually partial or hammered down in part. This is a CHOICE example on nice metal, with BOLD complete trumpets!