Ancient Coins: JUDEAN/BIBLICAL BRONZE: Bar Kokhba, year 3= 134/5 A.D.
AE Medium Bronze, 13.63g. 27.5mm. Hebrew inscription," For the freedom of Jerusalem." Vine leaf. Rev. Hebrew inscription,"Simon". Hendin 1437. Mildenberg 111; hairline flan crack at 5:00 obverse. There are traces of a portrait head facing to the left from the undertype behind the vine leaf. Dark brown patina and unusually well struck on the leaf.
Ex: Gemini and Heritage, Chicago, Auction VIII, April 14, 2011, lot 110.See more detailed image
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