Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jewish coin of the Bar Kokhba Revolt
Sela (silver)
134-35 CE
Diam: 26 mm; Weight: 14.50 gr; Axis: 12
Gift of the Israel Coins and Medals Corporation
 
 
Obverse: Facade of the Temple at Jerusalem, surmounted by wavy line and surrounded by inscription in Paleo-Hebrew: Shimon
Reverse: The Four Species surrounded by inscription in Paleo-Hebrew: For the freedom of Jerusalem.


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