Since 2000, the week and year the tyre was produced has been provided by the last four digits of the Tyre Identification Number with the 2 digits being used to identify the week immediately preceding the 2 digits used to identify the year.In the image adjacent: DOT U2H8 LMCR1604 means the tyre was manufacturered during the 16th week of the year and in 2004.Alexander the Great connected the island to the mainland by constructing a causeway during his siege of the city, The original island city had two harbours, one on the south side and the other on the north side of the island.It was the two harbours that enabled Tyre to gain the maritime prominence that it did; the harbour on the north side of the island was, in fact, one of the best harbours on the eastern end of the Mediterranean.; sign: ₪; code: ILS), also known as simply the Israeli shekel and formerly known as the New Israeli Sheqel (NIS), is the currency of Israel and is also used as a legal tender in the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The new shekel has been in use since 1 January 1986, when it replaced the hyperinflated old shekel at a ratio of 1000:1.The currency sign for the new shekel ⟨ ₪ ⟩ is a combination of the first Hebrew letters of the words shekel () is from the ancient biblical currency by the same name.Chains and olive wood presentation boxes are also available.
The law allowed the minister to decide on a proper date for the change.
Also from the same period were the Cornucopias prutahs of King John Hyrnicus.
Leading into the time of Christ, we see the popular silver tetradrachm Shekel of Tyre with the image of Melqart, also referred to as Hercules.
These were the Temple Tax coins paid to Judas Iscariot who betrayed Christ for the thirty 30 pieces of silver.
If you or someone you know like jewelry, many widow's mite coins have been mounted in your choice of silver or gold pendants.