Jump to navigation Jump mathematics in trading currency search “Sheqel” and “Shekalim” redirect here. For the currency of the State of Israel, see Israeli new shekel.
290 BC, bearing the image of Tanit, consort of Baʿal Hammon. First Jewish Revolt against Roman rule. Year 3″ and that on the reverse “Jerusalem the Holy”. A silver Bar Kochba shekel from Simon bar Kokhba’s revolt against Roman rule.
The IS 1 banknote, issued in 1980 but then discontinued. 1981 and 1985, when it was replaced owing to its hyperinflation. The NIS 1 banknote, issued in 1986 but since discontinued. Akkadian šiqlu or siqlu, a unit of weight equivalent to the Sumerian gin2. Use of the word was first attested in c. The famous writing on the wall in the Biblical Book of Daniel includes a cryptic use of the word in Aramaic: “Mene, mene, teqel, u-farsin”.