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$2500 est.
Auction 34 / Lot #45:
Samarian Silver Obol

Obverse: Head of Athena to r. Reverse: Owl to r., head facing. Between the owl and the inscription: an object which resembles a High Priest scepter is depicted (rod with bud of pomegranate and pommel). Greek inscription: AΘE Aramaic inscription: ydw’ “Yaddua”. Spaer 1988 (this coin), Meshorer 1993, 6 (this coin), Meshorer and Qedar 39 (this coin).

Period: Jaddua the High Priest
Dimensions: 0.85g. Axis 04
Condition: Very fine; unique; attractive dark patina

Queries and responses for lot #34-045
($2500 estimated)

  1. The Israeli Antiquity Authority regulation prohibits the export of this coin

    Dr. Robert Deutsch, Thu 30 Sep 2004, 05:15 PM

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