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Friday, June 24 • 3:00pm - 4:10pm
Lessons from Ancient Jewish Coinage

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We will review the history of coinage under Jewish administrations, starting close to the beginning of distinctive coins, around 300 BCE to the Second Revolt against Rome during the Second Century, CE. We will examine the symbols and political messages that the coins convey and the political lessons the Jewish People should take from those coins in historical context.

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Abraham D. Sofaer

Abraham Sofaer is an attorney and scholar. He has had a career in both the public and private sectors in law. In the process, he became interested in the coinage of the Holy Land, and in particular in coinage issued by prior governments under Jewish control. Mr. Sofaer spent over 35 years collecting such coins, which now have all been gifted by him and his wife to the Israel Museum and the American Numismatic Society.


Friday June 24, 2016 3:00pm - 4:10pm
SC2083 Sonoma Valley

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