Aramaic coins

Bar Kokhba Jewish revolt coin.

During the Bar Kokhba Jewish revolt against Roman rule at the 1-2 century AD some coins were issued to commemorate it and the leader of the revolt Shimun Bar Kokhba. One of them was a silver tetradrachm or Shekel coin issued at a…

Aramaic coin of Baaltars.

B'LTRZ בעלתרז Baaltars (combination of Baal and Tarsus) was the guardian god of the city of Tarsus in the Persian Empire. Baal originally ment lord or owner in Northwest Semitic languages but it came to mean god. In the left …

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