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Half Shekel Coin Ring

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The Half Shekel Coin ring, uses an exact replica of the coin gifted to the Temple annually by worshippers. It was found during the sifting of archaeological debris, an activity constantly being conducted by the City of David. The design features a frond edged with three pomegranates and the words “Holy Jerusalem” surrounding it.

The other side reveals its use during the first year of the revolt against the Romans by way of the letter “Aleph” inscribed above a chalice.

Dimensions: 2.5 cm diameter
U.S standard size 7

About the Artist
City of David products seeks to promote the beautiful and historic elements of one of the oldest cities in the world. In connection with the preserved city and excavation projects, The City of David Store offers replicas of archeological findings, giving customers the thrilling chance to take home a piece of history.Their products bring biblical figures to life and echo with the true ancient ring of the days of old.

In the Bible

This they shall give, every one that passeth among them that are numbered, half a shekel after the shekel of the sanctuary--the shekel is twenty gerahs--half a shekel for an offering to the LORD
--EXODUS 30:13

The half shekel represents the incluson of the nation of Israel in the work of the holy temple. As emphasized by this verse, the half shekel was a tool which helped the priests count each man among the nations as well as represent a sort of redemption of their souls.


  1. Dennis Tysick

    what material is the ring made of ?

    • Ariella Mendlowitz

      Shalom Dennis, the ring is made of pewter, the golden piece is gold-plated.

    • Leland Eaton

      How are they sized?

      • Ariella Mendlowitz

        Shalom, this ring comes in one size only: Size 7.

  2. Lamont K Flournoy Sr

    I think. this is a great. Ideally,because I’m not able too go Up to the. Promise LAND!But when MESSIAH COMES We. will all in Faith come Home.?

  3. Bea

    How do you size it? I don’t see any place where we pick what size ring we wear to order it?

  4. Baruch

    I love the idea of this ring but what is the band made of? I need to know before purchasing and I would prefer it to be silver.

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