Bar Kochba Revolt 132-135 AD
Bronze, 24 mm, 9.49 gm.
Ca. 132-135 AD.
The Bar Kokhba revolt was the 3rd rebellion of Judaea and the last of the Jewish-Roman Wars. Simon bar Kokhba, the commander, was acclaimed as a Messiah, his revolt established an independent state in parts of Judea for over two years, but a Roman army of 12 legions finally crushed it.
Mildenberg 124 (O10/R88); Meshorer 292; Hendin 736.