Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jewish coin of the Bar Kokhba Revolt
Denarius (silver)
134-135 CE
Weight: 3.53 gr
Extended loan from Bank Leumi
Accession number: 98.96.15189
 
 
Obverse: Bunch of grapes surrounded by Paleo-Hebrew inscription: שמעון (Shimon)
Reverse: Palm branch (lulav) surrounded by Paleo-Hebrew inscription: לחרות ירושלם (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