Goldberg Coins and Collectibles



Sale 110

The June 2-5, 2019 Pre-Long Beach Auction


Judaean Coinage
 
 
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Lot 1642
Philistia, Gaza. Silver Drachm (3.52 g), 5th-4th centuries BC. Archaic-style male and female heads confronted. Reverse: Archaic-style bearded male head right; all within dotted square border within incuse square; letters behind. Gitler & Tal -; HGC 10, -. Extremely Rare and seemingly unpublished. Lightly toned. Very Fine. Estimate Value $2,500 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$8,700
Lot 1643
Philistia, Gaza. Silver Drachm (3.50 g), 5th-4th centuries BC. Archaic-style bearded male head right. Reverse: OZ ('Z), horse forepart right; all within dotted square border within incuse square. Gitler & Tal VI.1Da; HGC 10, 547. Excellent detail despite some porosity. Very Fine. Estimate Value $2,500 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$6,300
Lot 1644
Philistia, Uncertain mint. Silver Drachm (3.83 g), 5th-4th centuries BC. Archaic-style diademed bearded male head right. Reverse: Archaic-style female and male janiform heads within dotted square border within incuse square. Gitler & Tal -; HGC 10, -. Test cut on reverse edge. Pleasing style and nicely toned. Choice Very Fine. Estimate Value $2,000 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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$13,800
Lot 1645
Philistia, Gaza. Silver Drachm (3.78 g), 5th-4th centuries BC. Archaic-style laureate bearded male head (Zeus?) right. Reverse: OZ ('Z), falcon standing right; above to left, olive-spray; all within dotted square border within incuse square. Gitler & Tal V.8Da; HGC 10, 546. Very Rare. Minor porosity. Lightly toned. Reverse test cut. Sharpness of Very Fine. Estimate Value $1,500 - 2,000
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$3,840
Lot 1646
Philistia, Gaza. Silver Drachm (2.77 g), 5th-4th centuries BC. Archaic-style female and male janiform heads. Reverse: Archaic-style diademed bearded(?) male head right, within linear square border. Gitler & Tal -; HGC 10, -. Dark patina. Test cut. About Fine. Estimate Value $500 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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$3,360
Lot 1647
Philistia, Askalon. Silver Hemidrachm (1.15 g), 2nd century BC. Diademed head of Aphrodite right. Reverse: AΣ, Dove standing left; below to left, monogram. BMC 1; HGC 10, 521. Very Rare. About Very Fine. Estimate Value $250 - 300
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$3,360
Lot 1648
Philistia, Askalon. Silver Tetradrachm (13.62 g), 98/7-54/3 BC. CY 41 (63/2 BC). Diademed and draped male bust right. Reverse: Eagle standing left, palm over far shoulder; to left, date (L MA) above dove standing left; in right field, ΔΩ. A. Spaer, "Ascalon: From Royal Mint to Autonomy," Studies Mildenberg -. Rare and seemingly unpublished. Lightly toned. Very Fine. Estimate Value $1,250 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$2,520
Lot 1649
Philistia, Askalon. Silver Tetradrachm (13.55 g), 98/7-54/3 BC. CY 40 (64/3 BC). Diademed and draped male bust right. Reverse: Eagle standing left, palm over far shoulder; to left, date (L M) above dove standing left; in right field, Λ/MI. A. Spaer, "Ascalon: From Royal Mint to Autonomy," Studies Mildenberg -. Rare and seemingly unpublished. Toned. About Fine / Very Fine. Estimate Value $800 - 900
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$2,880
Lot 1650
Judaea, Yehud (Judah). Silver Gerah (0.51 g), before 333 BCE. Imitating Athens. Helmeted head of Athena right. Reverse: 'YHD', owl standing right, head facing; above to left, small lily. Hendin 1050; TJC 6a. Toned. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $1,000 - 1,200
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
A Judaean imitation of the internationally recognized types of Athenian coinage, but with the usual olive spray of the reverse converted into the lily symbol of Jerusalem. The inordinately large olive leaves on Athena's helmet foreshadow the crenellated crown of later issues featuring the head of the Persian Great King (or debased Athena?).
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Realized
$5,040
Lot 1651
Judaea, Yehud (Judah). Silver Gerah (0.41 g), Before 333 BCE. Imitating Athens. Helmeted head of Athena right. Reverse: 'YHD', owl standing right, head facing; above to left, small lily. Hendin 1050; TJC 6a. Fair / Very Fine. Estimate Value $400 - 500
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$312
Lot 1652
Judaea, Yehud (Judah). Silver 1/2 Gerah (0.37 g), ca. 375-332 BCE. Lily. Reverse: 'YHD' (Yehud), falcon with wings displayed, head turned to right. Hendin 1060; TJC 15. Needle sharp and perfectly centered! A minor mork on rim and on falcon's breast. Superb Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $1,500 - 2,000
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
The obverse of this coin proudly identifies itself as produced in Jerusalem through the prominent lily type. This became so well established as the badge of the city and its local rulers that it appeared on later Seleukid coins struck by the High Priest John Hyrcanus I for Antiochos VII Sidetes in 132-130 BCE, and Hyrcanus' descendant, the Priest-King Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BCE).
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Realized
$7,200
Lot 1653
Judaea, Yehud (Judah). Hezekiah. Silver 1/2 Ma'ah Obol (0.21 g), ca. 333/2-302/1 BCE. Facing head within beaded circular border. Reverse: 'HPHH YHZQYH' (Yehezqio the governor - Hezekiah; retrograde), owl standing right, head facing. Hendin 1069; TJC 22. Nicely toned. Full legend. A wonderful specimen. Superb Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $1,500 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
Struck to the Attic standard favored for the coinages of Alexander the Great, the abandonment of the former Persic standard has led to the conclusion that this issue postdates the Macedonian conquest of Judaea. The coins of the Macedonian period also give Hezekiah his official title as ha pecha, the governor. The reverse type depicts the Athenian owl, perhaps partly to signal the new use of the Attic weight standard, but also looking back to the traditions of the Yehud coinage of the Persian period.
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Realized
$2,880
Lot 1654
Judaea, Yehud (Judah). Hezekiah. Silver 1/2 Ma'ah Obol (0.20 g), ca. 333/2-302/1 BCE. Blank, as made. Reverse: 'HPHH YHZQYH' (Yehezqio the governor - Hezekiah), owl standing right, head facing; in lower right field, Greek letter A. Cf. Hendin 1071; cf. TJC 20. Full sharp legend. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $700 - 1,000
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$1,080
Lot 1655
Judaea, Yehud. Ptolemaic occupation. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. Silver Unit (1.49 g), 285-246 BCE (Hemidrachm) Jerusalem, before 261/0 BCE. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right. Reverse: 'YHDH' (paleo-Hebrew), eagle with wings displayed standing left on thunderbolt. Hendin 1085; TJC 31a. Extremely Rare. Toned. Choice Very Fine. Estimate Value $10,000 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
Only a small handful of this denomination survive. A similar example appeared in the Soshana Part 1 sale, and realized $47,800.
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Realized
$25,200
Lot 1656
Judaea, Yehud. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. Silver Ma'ah Obol (0.76 g), 285-246 BCE. Jerusalem, before 261/0 BCE. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right. Reverse: 'YHDH' (paleo-Hebrew), eagle with wings displayed standing left on thunderbolt. Hendin 1086; TJC -. Extremely Rare. A splendid example with superb detail on the obverse. Some porosity appears on the reverse. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $4,000 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$18,000
Lot 1657
Judaea, Ptolemaic occupation. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. Silver 1/4 Ma'ah Obol - Tetartemorion (0.20 g), 285-246 BC. Jerusalem, Before 261/0 BCE. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck. Reverse: 'YHDH' (Paleo-Hebrew), eagle standing left on thunderbolt. Hendin 1087; Gitler & Lorber II grp. 8, 16; TJC 32. Nicely toned. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $500 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$480
Lot 1658
Judaea, Ptolemaic occupation. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. Silver 1/4 Ma'ah Obol - Tetartemorion (0.14 g), 285-246 BC. Jerusalem, Before 261/0 BCE. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck. Reverse: 'YHDH' (Paleo-Hebrew), eagle standing left on thunderbolt. Hendin 1087; Gitler & Lorber II grp. 8, 16; TJC 32. Lovely iridescent tone and full legend. Superb Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $500 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$1,200
Lot 1659
Judaea, Ptolemaic occupation. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. Silver 1/4 Ma'ah Obol - Tetartemorion (0.17 g), 285-246 BC. Jerusalem, Before 261/0 BCE. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck. Reverse: 'YHDH' (Paleo-Hebrew), eagle standing left on thunderbolt. Hendin 1087; Gitler & Lorber II grp. 8, 16; TJC 32. Beautiful iridescent tone. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $500 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$300
Lot 1660
Judaea, Ptolemaic occupation. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. Silver 1/4 Ma'ah Obol - Tetartemorion (0.18 g), 285-246 BC. Jerusalem, Before 261/0 BCE. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck. Reverse: 'YHDH' (Paleo-Hebrew), eagle standing left on thunderbolt. Hendin 1087; Gitler & Lorber II grp. 8, 16; TJC 32. Toned. Very Fine. Estimate Value $300 - 350
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Lot 1661
Judaea, Ptolemaic occupation. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. Silver 1/4 Ma'ah Obol - Tetartemorion (0.23 g), 285-246 BC. Jerusalem, Before 261/0 BCE. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck. Reverse: 'YHDH' (Paleo-Hebrew), eagle standing left on thunderbolt. Hendin 1087; Gitler & Lorber II grp. 8, 16; TJC 32. Toned. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $250 - 300
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$576
Lot 1662
Judaea, Ptolemaic occupation. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. Silver 1/4 Ma'ah Obol - Tetartemorion (0.12 g), 285-246 BC. Jerusalem, Before 261/0 BCE. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck. Reverse: 'YHDH' (Paleo-Hebrew), eagle standing left on thunderbolt. Hendin 1087; Gitler & Lorber II grp. 8, 16; TJC 32. Toned. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $250 - 300
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$252
Lot 1663
Judaea, Ptolemaic occupation. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. Silver 1/4 Ma'ah Obol - Tetartemorion (0.26 g), 285-246 BC. Jerusalem, Before 261/0 BCE. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck. Reverse: 'YHDH' (Paleo-Hebrew), eagle standing left on thunderbolt. Hendin 1087; Gitler & Lorber II grp. 8, 16; TJC 32. Toned. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $250 - 300
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$480
Lot 1664
Judaea, Ptolemaic occupation. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. Silver 1/4 Ma'ah Obol - Tetartemorion (0.10 g), 285-246 BC. Jerusalem, Before 261/0 BCE. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck. Reverse: 'YHDH' (Paleo-Hebrew), eagle standing left on thunderbolt. Hendin 1087; Gitler & Lorber II grp. 8, 16; TJC 32. Beautifully toned. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $250 - 300
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$456
Lot 1665
  6-piece lot of Early Judean Period Coinage. Consists of: Early Ptolemaic Bronze, Yehhud - Hezekiah silver ½ ma'ah, Hasmonean Dynasty lead prutah H-1145 (4 pcs). Coins grade Fine or better. Estimate Value $300 - 400
All from the Palm Desert Collection purchased from Superior in the 1970s.
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$168
Lot 1666
  Withdrawn Unsold
Lot 1667
  Withdrawn Unsold
Lot 1668
Judaea, Herodian Kingdom. Herod I. Æ 2 Prutot (3.57 g), 40 BCE-4 CE. Uncertain mint in Samaria, undated, but probably RY 3 (40/39 or 38/7 BCE). Poppy on stalk. Reverse: BAΣIΛEΩΣ HPΩΔOY, winged caduceus. Hendin 1171a; TJC 46. Rare. Dark green patina. About Very Fine. Estimate Value $300 - 350
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$180
Lot 1669
Judaea, Herodian Kingdom. Herod III Antipas. Æ Half (6.17 g), 4 BCE-39 CE. Tiberias, under Gaius Caligula, RY 43 (39 CE). ΓAIΩ/KAICA/ΓEPM/NIKΩ in four lines within wreath. Reverse: [HP]ΩΔHC TE-TPAPXHC, palm branch; across field, date (L MΓ). Hendin 1216; TJC 92; RPC 4935. Reddish-brown patina. Choice Very Fine. Estimate Value $500 - 600
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Realized
$630
Lot 1670
Judaea, Herodian Kingdom. Herod IV Philip. Æ (5.72 g), 4 BCE-34 CE. Caesarea Paneas (as Caesarea Philippi), RY 34 of Herod IV Philip (30/1 CE). Laureate head of Tiberius right. Reverse: Tetrastyle temple (Augusteum of Panias); between columns, date (L Λ-Δ). Hendin 1230; TJC 106; RPC 4948. Rare. Pleasing earthern patina. Choice Very Fine. Estimate Value $700 - 800
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$780
Lot 1671
  Withdrawn Unsold
Lot 1672
Judaea, Herodian Kingdom. Agrippa II. Æ (13.05 g), 56-95 CE. Caesarea Maritima, RY 14 of Agrippa IIs second era (73/4 CE). AVTOKP[A TITOC] KAICAP CEB, laureate head of Titus right. Reverse: BAC AΓP-IΠOY, Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm; in left field, date (L IΔ). Hendin 1303; TJC 138; RPC 2248. Dark green patina. Very Fine. Estimate Value $300 - 350
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$348
Lot 1673
30-piece Prutah lot from the S. Moussaieff Collection. A good mixture of types from Hasmonean, Herodian, Roman Governors and The Jewish War periods A decent quality lot averaging Fine or better. Lot of 30 coins. Estimate Value $300 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$456
Lot 1674
25-piece Prutah lot from the S. Moussaieff Collection. A good mixture of types from Hasmonean, Herodian, Roman Governors and The Jewish War periods A decent quality lot averaging Fine or better. Lot of 25 coins. Estimate Value $250 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$384
Lot 1675
25-piece Prutah lot from the S. Moussaieff Collection. A good mixture of types from Hasmonean, Herodian, Roman Governors and The Jewish War periods A decent quality lot averaging Fine or better. Lot of 25 coins. Estimate Value $250 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$384
Lot 1676
25-piece Prutah lot from the S. Moussaieff Collection. A good mixture of types from Hasmonean, Herodian, Roman Governors and The Jewish War periods A decent quality lot averaging Fine or better. Lot of 25 coins. Estimate Value $250 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$336
Lot 1677
25-piece Prutah lot from the S. Moussaieff Collection. A good mixture of types from Hasmonean, Herodian, Roman Governors and The Jewish War periods A decent quality lot averaging Fine or better. Lot of 25 coins. Estimate Value $250 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$312
Lot 1678
25-piece Prutah lot from the S. Moussaieff Collection. A good mixture of types from Hasmonean, Herodian, Roman Governors and The Jewish War periods A decent quality lot averaging Fine or better. Lot of 25 coins. Estimate Value $250 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$480
Lot 1679
25-piece Prutah lot from the S. Moussaieff Collection. A good mixture of types from Hasmonean, Herodian and The Jewish War periods A decent quality lot averaging Fine or better. Lot of 25 coins. Estimate Value $250 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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$576
Lot 1680
7-piece Herod Agrippa II and Roman Judean. Consists of the following bronzes: H-1282, H-1292, H-1300, H-1303, H-1458, H-1459 and RIC 1039 Coins grade Mostly Very Fine. A very worthwhile group of Judean (PCGS # 7) Estimate Value $600 - UP
All from the Palm Desert Collection, purchased from Superior in the 1970s.
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$750
Lot 1681
Judaea, The Jewish War. Silver 1/2 Shekel (6.71 g), 66-70 CE. Jerusalem, year 1 (66/7 CE). 'Half of a shekel' (Paleo-Hebrew), ritual chalice with wide, smooth rim, pellet on either side, and flat base with pearled ends; above, '[year] 1'. Reverse: 'Jerusalem [the] holy' (Paleo-Hebrew), staff with three pomegranate buds, round base. Hendin 1355; TJC 188. Patch of silver oxide removed on upper obverse, now nicely toned. Very Fine / Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $5,000 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$18,300
Lot 1682
Judaea, The Jewish War. Silver Shekel (14.00 g), 66-70 CE. Jerusalem, year 2 (67/8 CE). 'Shekel of Israel' (Paleo-Hebrew), ritual chalice with pearled rim, the base raised by projections on both ends; above, 'year 2'. Reverse: 'Jerusalem the holy' (Paleo-Hebrew), staff with three pomegranate buds, round base. Hendin 1358; TJC 193. Magnificent style on a beautiful, broad flan. Perfectly centered and superb. Lovely natural tone. Apparently struck from an unrecorded die not listed in Deutsch. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $6,000 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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$6,600
Lot 1683
Judaea, The Jewish War. Silver Shekel (13.88 g), 66-70 CE. Jerusalem, year 2 (67/8 CE). 'Shekel of Israel' (Paleo-Hebrew), ritual chalice with pearled rim, the base raised by projections on both ends; above, 'year 2'. Reverse: 'Jerusalem the holy' (Paleo-Hebrew), staff with three pomegranate buds, round base. Hendin 1358; TJC 193. Lustrous surfaces. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $5,000 - UP
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$5,700
Lot 1684
Judaea, The Jewish War. Silver Shekel (14.18 g), 66-70 CE. Jerusalem, year 2 (67/8 CE). 'Shekel of Israel' (Paleo-Hebrew), ritual chalice with pearled rim, the base raised by projections on both ends; above, 'year 2'. Reverse: 'Jerusalem the holy' (Paleo-Hebrew), staff with three pomegranate buds, round base. Hendin 1358; TJC 193. Superb Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $5,000 - UP
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Lot 1685
Judaea, The Jewish War. Silver Shekel (14.42 g), 66-70 CE. Jerusalem, year 2 (67/8 CE). 'Shekel of Israel' (Paleo-Hebrew), ritual chalice with pearled rim, the base raised by projections on both ends; above, 'year 2'. Reverse: 'Jerusalem the holy' (Paleo-Hebrew), staff with three pomegranate buds, round base. Hendin 1358; TJC 193. A beautiful, bold strike and perfectly centered. Superb Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $5,000 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$7,800
Lot 1686
Judaea, The Jewish War. Silver Shekel (13.39 g), 66-70 CE. Jerusalem, year 2 (67/8 CE). 'Shekel of Israel' (Paleo-Hebrew), ritual chalice with pearled rim, the base raised by projections on both ends; above, 'year 2'. Reverse: 'Jerusalem the holy' (Paleo-Hebrew), staff with three pomegranate buds, round base. Hendin 1358; TJC 193. Fulls legends and nicely centered. Lightly toned with slightly porous surfaces. About Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $4,000 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$5,040
Lot 1687
Judaea, The Jewish War. Silver Shekel (13.92 g), 66-70 CE. Jerusalem, year 2 (67/8 CE). 'Shekel of Israel' (Paleo-Hebrew), ritual chalice with pearled rim, the base raised by projections on both ends; above, 'year 2'. Reverse: 'Jerusalem the holy' (Paleo-Hebrew), staff with three pomegranate buds, round base. Hendin 1358; TJC 193. Struck slightly off-center. Attractively toned. Choice Very Fine. Estimate Value $3,500 - 4,000
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$4,800
Lot 1688
Judaea, The Jewish War. Silver 1/2 Shekel (6.55 g), 66-70 CE. Jerusalem, year 2 (67/8 CE). 'Half of a shekel' (Paleo-Hebrew), ritual chalice with pearled rim, the base raised by projections on both ends; above, 'year 2'. Reverse: 'Jerusalem the holy' (Paleo-Hebrew), staff with three pomegranate buds, round base. Hendin 1359; TJC 195. Well struck and nicely centered. Traces of luster still present. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $9,000 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$24,000
Lot 1689
Judaea, The Jewish War. Silver 1/2 Shekel (7.09 g), 66-70 CE. Jerusalem, year 2 (67/8 CE). 'Half of a shekel' (Paleo-Hebrew), ritual chalice with pearled rim, the base raised by projections on both ends; above, 'year 2'. Reverse: 'Jerusalem the holy' (Paleo-Hebrew), staff with three pomegranate buds, round base. Hendin 1359; TJC 195. Boldly struck, mostly untoned with some minor porosity. Choice Very Fine. Estimate Value $7,500 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$19,800
Lot 1690
Judaea, The Jewish War. Silver Shekel (14.16 g), 66-70 CE. Jerusalem, Year 3 (68/9 CE). 'Shekel of Israel' (Paleo-Hebrew), ritual chalice with pearled rim, the base raised by projections on both ends; above, 'year 3'. Reverse: 'Jerusalem [the] holy' (Paleo-Hebrew), staff with three pomegranate buds, round base. Hendin 1361. Deutsch 61. Arguably struck from the most beautiful dies of all the shekels. Boldly struck on excellent metal with attractive light multi-color toning. Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $5,000 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
The third year of the Jewish War saw some slight respite from the Roman advance as the death of Nero plunged the Roman Empire into a civil war into which Vespasian was drawn. However, violence in Jerusalem, reached new heights as the Zealot leaders of the crushed northern revolt waged their own civil war against Ananus ben Ananus, the leader of the more moderate priestly authorities. This factional conflict resulted in an ignominious siege of Jerusalem by the Zealots and the slaughter of Ananus and his adherents. Jerussalem the holy, as it is described on the shekels, had been defiled by the blood of its own people before ever the Romans entered the city.
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Realized
$12,000
Lot 1691
Judaea, The Jewish War. Silver 1/2 Shekel (6.60 g), 66-70 CE. Jerusalem, year 3 (68/9 CE). 'Half of a shekel' (Paleo-Hebrew), ritual chalice with pearled rim, the base raised by projections on both ends; above, 'year 3'. Reverse: 'Jerusalem the holy' (Paleo-Hebrew), staff with three pomegranate buds, round base. Hendin 1362; TJC 203. Toned. We note an area of silver oxide corrosion at 4-6 o'clock on the obverse affecting a few letters. Very Fine / Extremely Fine. Estimate Value $7,000 - UP
From the S. Moussaieff Collection.
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Realized
$16,800



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