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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.99
People
Bar Kochba
Title
Undated denarius of Bar Kokhba
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
133-134 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Judaea (Palestine)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Jewish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/322395
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.57 g
Die Axis
2
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: illegible
  • Reverse Inscription: For the Freedom of Jerusalem
Provenance
Bought from Zadok
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Mildenberg 154
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund and purchase through the generosity of the Estate of Leo Mildenberg
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.2.99
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: bunch of grapes attached to small branch with leaf on r. and tendril on l., around Hebrew inscription
Rev.: two trumpets, dot between; around Hebrew inscription.
Subjects and Contexts

Ancient Coins

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