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  1/6/2012, Tevet 11, 5772

900 Ancient Judean Coins to Auction in New York


About 900 ancient coins from Judea will be put up for auction in New York in March, according to the Associated Press.

The coins include two very rare ones minted by Jewish rebels against the Romans in the first century CE. On one of the coins is the engraved inscription "Holy Jerusalem". It is illustrated by a ceremonial cup and three pomegranates.