The large bronze Bar Kochba coins were struck on Roman sestertii coins. They were struck for only the first two years of the war and are quite rare. The large size enabled engravers to inscribe the full name of “Shim’on Prince (Nasi) of Israel on the obverse of the coin.
Obverse: Shim ‘on, Prince of Israel within a wreath
Reverse: Year One of the Redemption of Israel, Amphora with fluted body, two handles and a conical foot; around, Palaeo_hebrew inscription; border of dots
Stamped with the word copy
Copper plated lead free pewter, made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.
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