Bar Kochba Silver Shekel Year 1

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The Bar Kochba tetradrachm is a rare and precious artifact with a rich history of the Jewish rebellion against the Roman Empire. It is named after Simon Bar Kochba, a Jewish leader who led the Second Jewish Revolt against the Romans between AD 132 and 135. During the revolt, the Jews minted coins to symbolize their defiance and independence. These coins have become an important source of historical and archaeological evidence of the Jewish Revolt.

Obverse: Paleo-Hebrew Inscription: Jerusalem; Tetrastyle facade of the Temple in Jerusalem, within the interior, Ark of the Covenant in chest form.
Reverse:  Paleo-Hebrew Inscription: Year 1 of the Freedom of Israel; Lulav thrice bound; at top flanking large palm tip to the right, to the left, willow; in left field, etrog.

Exact Replica of the Original coin by Peter Rosa.

Diameter: 25mm
Heavy Silver-plated lead-free medal. Made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of the coin printed on the flip insert.


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