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Jewish coin of the First Jewish War

Jewish coin of the First Jewish War

Jewish coin of the First Jewish War

Shekel (silver)
Mint: Jerusalem, 68–69 CE

Diam: 24 mm; Weight: 14.03 gr

Bequest of Joseph M. Wirguin, Jerusalem

Accession number:

2003.064.16501

Archaeology/Numismatics

Obverse: Cup with rim decorated by a row of nine pellets, surrounded by inscription in Paleo-Hebrew: ŠQL YŚR’L (=Shekel of Israel); above, date: Y(ear) 3
Reverse: Stem with three pomegranates, surrounded by inscription in Paleo-Hebrew: YRUŠLYM HQDUŠH (=Jerusalem the holy)