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Rare coin pilgrims used to pay temple tax found during conservation project of Jerusalem museum (www.timesofisrael.com)

Ancient Hebrew, Greek, and Latin texts frequently mention the Tyre coin or Tyrian shekel, but only a few have ever been excavated. This one was first unearthed in the 1980s, subsequently lost and recently rediscovered during restoration work carried out at the Tower of David Museum.

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