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Copy of a shekel

Obv: Grail with smoke rising from it and surrounded by Hebrew characters Rev: Tree surrounded by Hebrew characters Edge: plain Originally called Liberia, 1 Cent, 1833

Provenance

Augustine Shurtleff (b. 1826 - d. 1901), Brookline, MA; 1901, gift of Augustine Shurtleff to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Accession Number

01.4755

Medium or Technique

White metal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Tokens and Contorniates