Israel dating on coins

The Jewish (or Hebrew/Judaic) calendar is a lunisolar calendar used in Israel.

Hebrew dates are read right to left and use Hebrew numerals.

Within hours, an IAA representative joined the group of hikers in the field and took possession of it.

“It was not easy parting with the coin,” Rimon said in a statement.

Ariel, head curator of the coin department at the Israel Antiquities Authority, said in a statement.

But the details on both are different to those that appear on the coin found by Rimon.