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Half Shekel Pewter & Gold Necklace
Half Shekel Pewter & Gold Necklace Half Shekel Pewter & Gold Necklace

Half Shekel Pewter & Gold Necklace

Specs:   This 18" necklace of pewter with 24k gold plating makes a meaningful and inspirational gift.   A half shekel coin was given as an annual gift by every Jewish male to the Temple. During the Revolt the coin was used in circulation. On one side of the coin one can see three pomegranates and in Ancient Hebrew script the words "Holy Jerusalem." One the other side of the coin the words "Half Shekel" are inscribed and a chalice with the Hebrew letter "Aleph" above it marks the first year of the rebellion. The coin was discovered at the Temple Mount Sifting Operation at Emek Tzurim on the Mount of Olives and dates to the years 66/67 CE. During the Jewish Revolt against Rome, this coin was used in circulation.



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