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Judaea. Lot of 2 coins.
Bar Kochba Revolt, 132-135 AD. AE Middle Bronze. Struck on bronze issue of Ascalon (the same coin in this lot).
24 mm. Weight: 10.42 gm.
Dated Year 2, 133-134 AD.
Obverse: 'Simon' across field, seven-branched palm tree with two bunches of dates.
The male head still clearly visible on obverse.
Reverse: Vine leaf on tendril.
Choice very fine.
Meshorer 259; Hendin 1408.

Judaea. Askalon. AE 23 mm. 1st century AD.
Weight: 9.08 gm.
Obverse: Countermark: Male head right.
Reverse: Blank.
Very fine. Rare and unusually large countermark found's on coins of Ascalon only.