The Jewish Quarter

Silver 999, 38.7 mm, 1 oz

SKU
23018380
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Issuing Year 2017
Material Silver
Fineness 999
Weight 1 oz.
Diameter 38.7 mm
Max Mintage 3600
Design Ruben Nutels, Yaacov Enyedi

THE JEWISH QUARTER
Second in the "Views of Jerusalem" Series

Overlooking the Temple Mount and Western Wall to the east, the Jewish Quarter is one of four - Jewish, Armenian, Muslim and Christian - Quarters in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Home of a continuous Jewish presence since the tenth century BCE, the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem was at the height of its splendor in the Second Temple period. At that time, it was the residential site of the Jerusalem aristocracy and priesthood who lived in proximity to the Holy Temple. Today, the Jewish Quarter is a rich archaeological site. Its historical sites include the "Burnt House", a remnant of a building destroyed in the great Jewish Revolt against Roman rule and the Cardo, the main road dating from the time of Roman rule, of which only Roman columns remain today.

In 1948, during the War of Independence, the Old City fell under Jordanian rule and the Jewish inhabitants were forced to leave.

Following the Six-Day War in 1967, when the Old City was recaptured by Israeli paratroopers, the Jewish Quarter was rebuilt and resettled. The Jewish Quarter today is a thriving area for about 6,000 residents and a location of many Synagogues, including the magnificent restored Hurva Synagogue, schools, and Yeshivas – Centers for Jewish learning.

Obverse: A stylized rendering of a typical stone alleyway in the Jewish Quarter, with its arched-window houses. Back right is the dome of the Hurva Synagogue and right in the foreground is one of the Roman columns of the Cardo. Inscription: " The Jewish Quarter" in English and Hebrew
Common Reverse of the Series:Lion of Jerusalem and prominent buildings of Jerusalem, within the outline of a coat of arms, the Holy Land Mint trademark.
Inscriptions: 1oz. Fine Gold .9999 on the gold, 1oz. Fine Silver .999 on the silver, in English, "Jerusalem of Gold" in English and Hebrew and the mint year on the gold.

Face Design: Ruben Nutels
Common Reverse Design: Yaacov Enyedi

Minting: The Holy Land Mint

 

Issue Name: The Jewish Quarter

Series Name: Views of Jerusalem


Catalog SKU Condition Diameter Issue Price Issuing Year Material Quantity Weight
33018320 32 mm Unavailable Info 2017 Gold 9999 3600 1 oz.
23018380 38.7 mm Unavailable Info 2017 Silver 999 3600 1 oz.