Coins Showing Despair of Jewish Rebels During Great Revolt Found Near Jerusalem's Temple Mount

As the rebellion neared its bitter end, the Jewish coins changed from ‘Freedom of Zion’ to 'Redemption of Zion,' showing they knew the cause for freedom had become hopeless, Dr. Eilat Mazar tells Haaretz

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Dozens of coins from the second and fourth years of the Great Revolt against Rome, that poignantly suggest the mounting despair of the Jewish rebels, were found in a large cave that had remained sealed for...