A rare ancient silver 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 during the fifth year of the conflict (70 AD).
This is one of the rarest coins in the Jewish series and one of the most highly desired.
‘Shekel of Israel’ in Palaeo-Hebrew, around a ritual chalice; date Year 5 above
‘Jerusalem the Holy’ in Palaeo-Hebrew, around a branch with three pomegranates
A perfect choice for Numismatists, Historians, Military Veterans, Collectors.