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Coin of the Bar Kokhba Revolt

Unknown Artist/Maker134/135 CE

The Jewish Museum, New York

The Jewish Museum, New York

During the Second Jewish War for independence from Rome, led by Simon bar Kokhba, Jews minted coins as a way to declare independence. The revolt was unsuccessful.

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  • Title: Coin of the Bar Kokhba Revolt
  • Creator: Unknown Artist/Maker
  • Date Created: 134/135 CE
  • Location: Israel, Asia
  • Physical Dimensions: Diameter: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
  • Type: Coins & Medals
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#terms-conditions
  • External Link: View this object at thejewishmuseum.org
  • Medium: Bronze

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