Estimate: - |
Starting price: 3'000 USD
Price realized: 8'400 USD
JUDAEA. First Jewish War, A.D. 66-70. AR Shekel (14.10 gms), Year 1 (A.D. 66-67). NGC Ch VF, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5.
Hendin-655. "Shekel of Israel" (in Hebrew), Omer cup with smooth rim, pearl on either side, with a flat base with pearled ends, date above; Reverse: "Jerusalem the Holy" (in Hebrew), branch with three pomegranates. Good strike on a planchet of sound metal, steely-gray tone. Includes an Agora Certificate of Authenticity.
Ex: Agora Auction, May 1974, lot 83.