Coin of the Bar Kokhba Revolt

Unknown Artist/Maker134/135 CE

The Jewish Museum, New York

The Jewish Museum, New York
New York, United States

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.


  • 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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