Ancient bronze coin tied to Jewish revolt against Romans unearthed in Jerusalem

Ancient bronze coin tied to Jewish revolt against Romans unearthed in Jerusalem

The Israel Antiquities Authority revealed a rare bronze coin excavated near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City. Such coins were minted during the Bar Kochba revolt against the Roman legions in Judea in the years 132-135. Its one side is adorned with a cluster of grapes and the words ’Year two of the freedom of Israel’, while the reverse side has a palm tree and the word ’Jerusalem’.

Avi Khait
Avi Khait
GUYIVKS
GUYIVKS 2 weeks

Shhh don't tell the snainitselap leaders they get really upset when people start knocking over their mythology.

not the 1%
not the 1% 2 weeks

you mean 100 yrs after he crucified for revolting against the Romans, they couldn't remember to put him on the coin?? LOL, yet they had enough stories to write the new testament 300 yrs later.... ah huh

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 2 weeks

The rebels never took over Jerusalem, so we can only guess how their coin found its way there. The working hypothesis is, a Roman soldier brought it with him as a trophy.

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