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Qumran Coin Hoard, 103-9 BCE

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Found in 1955, 561 silver coins found in three intact ceramic vessels by Pere Roland de Vaux. Shown are twenty-four Tyrian shekalim and half-shekalim minted between the years 103/102 and 10/9 B.C.E.

Ayala Sussman, David Underwood, Ruth Peled. Scrolls from the Dead Sea. New York- George Braziller 1993.

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