A Jewish coin

(Zhytomyr Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions)
The coin of the period of the 2nd revolt of Jews (2ndcentury).
Jewish coin #1
Jewish coin #2
Coin bearing Jewish signs and words dates back, most probably, to 132-135.On the obverse of the coin: an inscription of four lines. On the reverse of the coin: a poppy-head (or a pomegranate) in the center, two cornucopias on both sides.The time of circulation of this coin covers the period of the 2nd revolt of Jews headed by Shimon Bar-Kokhba in South Judea (132-135). The archeological expedition headed by doctor Gideon Mann discovered a lot of such coins in our days in the cave near Beitar, that was a hiding place of Bar-Kokhba.
Museum / institution
Zhytomyr Regional Museum of Culture and Traditions
Inventory number in the institution
КП 20418 Н/б 8721
History, source, type and date of acquisition
In the collection since 1920.
Production period
repoussage and chasing
Religious holiday / lifecycle
daily common use
the beginning of I - the beginning of I
Diameter (mm)
Inscriptions, marks, initials
The coin has blurred impression, uneven edges, scratches, white stains.
Preservation condition
no restoration needed
Current location
in storage