Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jewish coin of the First Jewish War
Shekel (silver)
Mint: Jerusalem, 68-69 CE
Diam: 24 mm, Weight: 14.06 gr
Gift of the Israel Coins and Medals Corporation
 
 
Obverse: Cup with rim decorated by a row of nine pellets, surmounted by date: year 3, and surrounded by inscription in Paleo-Hebrew: Shekel of Israel
Reverse: Stem with three pomegranates, surrounded by inscription in Paleo-Hebrew: Jerusalem is holy


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir