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Sela (tetradrachm) with screen of Tabernacle

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Obverse: Screen of the Tabernacle, with the Ark of the Covenant. Above, star or rosette (rebus). SCHIM-EON (Northern Semitic). Reverse: Lulab with ethrog on the left. Around: LEHERUT YERUSHALAYIM. "For the Freedom of Jerusalem." (see media screen for northern Semitic...

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By 1959: with AG. Leu & Co., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland and Adolph Hess AG., Haldenstrasse 5, Lucerne, Switzerland (Hess-Leu auction, Hotel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, March 24, 1959, lot 297); October 13, 1960: purchased by MFA from Leu & Co. for $ 235.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 134–135


Uncertain mint, Judaea

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 304.


Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 14.87 gm. Die Axis: 12

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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