Ancient Jewish Shekel Coin from Year 2 of the First Revolt 67 AD
A truly remarkable object, the first and most famous coin minted by the Jews. An ancient shekel minted by the Jewish people during the First Jewish-Roman War, also known as the Great Revolt or ha-Mered Ha-Gadol. Struck in the Holy city of Jerusalem in year two of the conflict (67/68 AD), shortly before the destruction of the Second Temple. The obverse with a ritual chalice from the second temple, depicting either the vessel used by the High Priest for the Tamid ceremony of pouring wine upon the altar or the golden Omer Cup, used for holding fruits and grain during the festival of Pesach. The legend in Paleo-Hebrew reading. The reverse with a branch drooping with the famous produce of the region, three plump pomegranates and possibly representing the staff of the High priest. The legend reading: Yerushalayim Ha Kedosh. These charges are the buyers responsibility. This item is as Described. The images, size, and condition in this listing are accurate and for the actual object offered. Reasonably priced compared to others. As soon as you receive. Your approval and feedback means a lot to us! Your satisfaction is our goal! Hope we have more chances to do business in the future. If in any case you didn’t get your item-please do not leave a negetive feedback before contacting us first. Your kind suggestion is precious to us. The item “Ancient Jewish Shekel Coin from Year 2 of the First Revolt 67 AD” is in sale since Sunday, April 28, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Antiquities\Roman”. The seller is “holy.landartifacts” and is located in Jerusalem. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, China, Japan, Australia.