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    Bar Kokhba Revolt (132 - 135 AD). AR zuz (19mm, 3.60 gm, 2h). Second year (133/134 AD). C M§ (Sma-abbreviating Simon), the letters in a triangle, in a wreath of thin branches wrapped around eight almonds, medallion at top, tendrils at bottom / R[§y R]xL BS (year two of the freedom of Isr[ael]); two trumpets upright. Mildenberg 181, 20.3 (this coin, four examples listed). Hendin 1392. TJC 243 (these dies). AJC II 268,26 (these dies). Struck upon a provincial drachm; top of Emperor's head can be seen on obverse between 4 and 6 o'clock, Greek legend on reverse between 7 and 10 o'clock. Extremely Fine.

    Ex Superior Galleries, 12-5-1991 (Bromberg I), 135, where it brought $8,500.


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