11 . A silver shekel from the second year of the Jewish War against Rome. 67/8 C.E.
Silver shekel from the second year of the Jewish War against Rome, with early Hebrew text.
Description: 14.12 grams. 22 mm, axis 12. Not graded.
Obv.: Cup surrounded by Paleo-Hebrew inscription (shekel of Israel). Above the cup, the date (abbreviation of year two (of the rebellion)).
Rev.: Stem with three pomegranates surrounded by the inscription (Jerusalem the Holy).