Coin from the First Year of the Jewish Revolt Against the Romans Discovered in Israel[1]

Israel Archaeology | by | Volume 29, Issue 6 | November – December 2023

A half-shekel silver coin dated to AD66/67 has been discovered in the Judean Desert. The rare coin minted in Jerusalem by the Jewish rebels[1] was found in the area of the Ein Gedi nature reserve. It has the words “The Holy Jerusalem” in ancient Hebrew on the coin’s face, and was issued in the first year of the Jewish Revolt against the Romans.

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