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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.126
People
Bar Kochba
Title
Coin of Bar Kokhba
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
132-135 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Judaea (Palestine)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Jewish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/323224
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
6.55g
Die Axis
6
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: For the freedom of Jerusalem
  • Reverse Inscription: Jerusalem
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Mildenberg 159 (?)
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
2008.2.126
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bunch of grapes, around Hebrew inscription, border of dots
Rev.: Palm tree with seven branches, r. and l. cluster with three fruits each, around border of dots, underneath Hebrew inscription

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