Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Judaea. Bar Kochba Revolt. 132-135 C.E. AE 23 mm (8.65 g, 12 h). Year 2 (133/4 C.E.)(?). Seven-branched palm tree with two bunches of dates; paleo-Hebrew inscription "Shimo" across fields / Vine leaf and tendril; Illegible paleo-Hebrew inscription around. Cf. Mildenberg 64; cf. TJC 260a; cf. Hendin 708. Crude VF, dark green patina with light sandy highlights. This piece is impressive for its crude execution, which suggests the great pressures under which Bar Kochba's mint personnel worked or a need for coin prompting acceptance of unofficial imitations. Although the legend is obscure, the distinctly trilobate nature of the vine leaf seems to indicate that this coin was intended as an issue of the second year of the revolt.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    World and Ancient Coin Bibliography

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    12th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 16
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 204

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 7 days left to consign to the 2018 September 5 - 10 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I have now had four successful auctions with Heritage and plan on at least several more with your firm.
    [ Entire Letter » ]
    Lowell J. DeMers, CPA,
    Los Angeles, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 July 12 - 15 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando
    2018 July 12 - 15 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando
    REALIZED SO FAR $6,058,260
    2018 June 28 - 29 HKINF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    2018 June 28 - 29 HKINF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    REALIZED $3,034,985
    2018 June 27 - 29 HKINF World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    2018 June 27 - 29 HKINF World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    REALIZED $1,341,736