Silver shekel of Judea The First Jewish Revolt against Rome, 66 – 70 A.D.
First Jewish Revolt coinage was issued by the Jews throughout the rebellion starting in 66 A.D. They had religiously acceptable designs and were used to supply the needs of the war and as offerings for the Temple.
Obverse: Inscription: “Shekel of Israel” in Hebrew around, temple vessel with pearl one each side
Reverse: Inscription: “Jerusalem the Holy” in Hebrew around, stem with three pomegranate fruits.
Diameter: 23 mm
Silver plated lead-free pewter, with finished patina, made in the USA.
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.