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Half Shekel Silver Coin. Jerusalem, 1st Year Of The Jewish War Against Rome (Year 66/67 CE).

Item#: COW921



Silver coin of the Jewish War. This is the half shekel silver coin struck in Jerusalem during the first year of the Jewish war against Rome (Year 66/67 CE). Obverse side: Chalice with pearled rim (7 dots). The base is raised by projections on ends. Above the chalice is the date Hebrew letters ( שא- which is year one). Around the chalice is the inscription – half a shekel. Reverse side: Stem with pearled base and three pomegranates. Around is the Hebrew inscription – Jerusalem the Holy. Reference: Hendin 663