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Shekels

Scope note

Ancient Near Eastern coins, especially from Judea, issued during the 1st and 2nd centuries CE; also silver or cupronickel decimal coins of Israel. For Persian coins of the 6th and 5th centuries BCE, use "sigloi"; for coins issued in Sidon and Tyre from the 4th century BCE, prefer "tetradrachms."

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

3000191648

Term used for

schekels
sheqels

Equivalent Terms used

shekel

Created

12yrs ago

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