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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.110
People
Bar Kochba
Title
Coin of Bar Kokhba, year 1
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
132-133 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Judaea (Palestine)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Jewish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/322664
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
6.62g
Die Axis
6
Date on Object
Year 1
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Year 1 of the Redemption of Israel
  • Reverse Inscription: Illegible [Eleazar the Priest]
Provenance
Bought from Baidum
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Mildenberg 147 (?)
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
2008.2.110
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, around Hebrew inscription, border of dots
Rev.: Palm tree with seven branches, below Hebrew inscription, around border

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