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Silver Coin



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Description:
This silver coin is dated to between 66 and 70 CE. While most inscriptions from this period are in the Late Semitic Script, these coins show that the "paleo" or "Middle Semitic Script" was still in use.

Era:
Middle Semitic Script

Image Credit:
Unknown

Date of Inscription:
66-70 CE

Location of Discovery:
?

Date of Discovery:
?

Current Location:
?

Language:
Hebrew

Writing Surface:
Silver Coin

Transliteration:
Left Side Rim: ShQL YShRAL
Left Side Center: ShB
Right Side Rim: YRWShLYM HQDShH


Translation:
Left Side Rim: Shekel of Israel
Left Side Center: Year 2
Right Side Rim: Jerusalem the Holy


Comments:
While most inscriptions from this period are in the Late Semitic Script, these coins show that the "paleo" or "Middle Semitic Script" was still in use.






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