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1949 Israel 10 Pruta coin earrings Jewish vase amphora Jerusalem Tel Aviv Judea Tanakh Hebrew Haifa Rishon LeZion Petah Tikva Yiddish Bar Kochba Sefer Torah Talmud menorah Yehudim Star of David e000417

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NOTE: coin is larger than an USA quarter

1949 Israel 10 Pruta {1-year issue} 1S

This coin was minted in the modern state of Israel. As with many Israeli coins it depicts imagery and motif adopted from its ancient heritage and historic past. It is a modern extension of ancient Jewish coinage motif. The design is based off of a coin from the Bar-Kochba Revolt (132-135CE).

front: two-handled amphora; "Israel" in Hebrew and Arabic

Lettering: إسرائيل ישראל

back: The denomination "10 Pruta" and the date in Hebrew; two stylized olive branches around the rim

• quantity 1 pair
• demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Bronze coins
• diameter: 27 mm
• weight: 6 g

• Style: steel fish hook ear wires with 6x2 mm coil
• Metal: gold plated surgical steel for sensitive ears
• Length: 19 mm top to bottom of loop in front
• Thickness: 21 gauge
• rubber stoppers included

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