The Israel Antiquities Authority held a special press conference in Jerusalem's City of David on Sunday to unveil a rare coin from the Second Temple era.
The cartouche - or seal - never seen by the public before, is the size of the modern New Israeli Shekel coin and bears the Aramaic inscriptions 'it is pure' and a two-letter abbreviation for the name of God. For more, visit:
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