Bar Kochba “freedom” coin discovered

Winter rains in Israel’s Lachish region literally “unearthed” a rare 133 or 134 CE Jewish coin from the time of the Bar Kochba revolt. On one side is Shimon – Bar Kochba’s first name – in ancient Hebrew. On the flip side the inscription means “the second year to the freedom of Israel”.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/rains-unearth-rare-bar-kochba-era-coin-hailing-freedom-of-israel/

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