Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jewish coin of the Bar Kokhba Revolt
Sela (silver)
134-35 CE
Diam: 28mm; Weight: 14.66 gr; Axis: 12
Gift of the Israel Coins and Medals Corporation
 
 
Obverse: Facade of the Temple in Jerusalem, surmounted by a star and surrounded by inscription in Paleo-Hebrew: Shimon; bearing traces of an earlier Latin inscription
Reverse: The Four Species, surrounded by inscription in Paleo-Hebrew: For the freedom of Jerusalem; bearing traces of the Emperor's head..


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