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The Coinage of Nysa-Scythopolis (Beth-Shean), Jerusalem 2003, pp. 272, pls. 14.


An Axumite Coin from Jerusalem, Israel Numismatic Journal 5 (1981), pp. 57-59, pl. 16:1-2.

Coins from Horvath Medras, Nikroth Zurim 5 (1982), pp. 46-47 (Hebrew).

Numismatic Report of the Coins Found near the Decorated Lintel at Beth Govrin, Shfelath Yehuda, Tel Aviv 1982, pp. 83-97 (Hebrew).

The Coins of the Kingdom of Axum, Qadmoniot XVII, No. 2-3 (66-67), 1984, pp. 86-89 (Hebrew).

An Archaic Greek Coin from the “Shoulder of Hinnom” Excavations in Jerusalem, Israel Numismatic Journal 8 (1984-5), pp. 1-5, pl. 1:1-2.

A New Variant of a Coin of Alexander II Zebinas, Israel Numismatic Journal 9 (1986-7), p. 26, pl. 2:3.

Four Samaritan Sarcophagi of the Roman Period, Eretz-Israel 19, Michael Avi- Yonah Memorial Volume, Jerusalem 1987, pp. 6-18 (Hebrew).

The Numismatic Collection of Bank of Israel, Cathedra 42 (1987), pp. 184-197 (Hebrew).

Samaritan Burial Sarcophagi of the Roman Period, Samaria and Benjamin, Collection of Studies in Geographical History, Ofra 1987, pp. 211-220 (Hebrew).

A Roman-period Samaritan Burial from Talluze, Bulletin of the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society 7 (1987-8), pp. 8-20.

The Numismatic Collection of the Bank of Israel, The Shekel XXI, No. 6 (1988), pp. 24-29; XXII, No. 1 (1989), pp. 26-34.

Samaritan Sarcophagi of the Roman Period in Eretz Israel, Cathedra 54 (1989), pp. 64-73 (Hebrew).

A New Coin Type of Dionysos from Canatha, Israel Numismatic Journal 11 (1990-1), pp. 72-76, pl. 12:1.

Samaritan Sarcophagi of the Roman Period From the Land of Israel, Proceedings of the First International Congress of the Société d’Études Samaritaines, Tel Aviv 1991, pp. 83-98.

The Manufacture of Ancient Jewish Coins, Mahanaim (A Quarterly of Studies in Jewish Thought and Culture) (M. Hacohen ed.) 2 (1992), pp. 92-101 (Hebrew).

The Marisa Hoard of Seleucid Tetradrachms Minted in Ascalon, Israel Numismatic Journal 12 (1992-3), pp. 21-26, pls. 3-5.

The Dionysiac Mythology on Coins of Nysa-Scythopolis (Beth Shean) in the Roman Period, Proceedings of the XIth International Numismatic Congress I, Louvain-la Neuve 1993, pp. 371-375.

The Wine God Dionysos on City Coins of Eretz-Israel, Ariel 102-103 (1994), pp. 147-156 (Hebrew).

Review of: W.E. Metcalf, Mnemata: Papers in Memory of Nancy M. Waggoner, Israel Exploration Journal 45 (1995), pp. 78-79.

Roman and Byzantine Coins, in: Y. Hirschfeld, The Roman Baths of Hammat Gader, Jerusalem 1997, pp. 279-300.

The Coins, Chapter 8, in: Y. Hirschfeld, The Early Byzantine Monastery at Khirbet ed-Deir in the Judean Desert: The Excavations in 1981-1987 (Qedem 38), Jerusalem 1999, pp. 151-152.

A Bibliography of Arie Kindler, Israel Numismatic Journal 13 (1994-99), pp. 4-14.

Coins of Roman Governors Issued by Nysa-Scythopolis in the Late Republican Period, Israel Numismatic Journal 13 (1994-99), pp. 54-62.

The Byzantine Period Wishing Spring of Ein Tzur in the Holy Land, Proceedings of the XIIth International Numismatic Congress, Berlin 1997, II, Berlin 2000, pp. 855-858.

Coins of Horvat Aqav, Chapter 2 in: Y. Hirschfeld, Ramat Hanadiv Excavations, Jerusalem 2000, pp. 88-90.

The Coins of Horvat ‘Eleq, Chapter 11 in: Y. Hirschfeld, Ramat Hanadiv Excavations, Jerusalem 2000, pp. 377-419.

Landscapes on Eretz Israel’s City Coins, Landscapes of Israel, Azaria Alon’s Jubilee Volume, Jerusalem 2000, pp. 110-114(Hebrew).

Dionysian Mythology as Reflected by the Coins of Nysa-Scythopolis, in: I. Zinguer (ed.), Dionysos: Origines et Résurgences. De Pétrarque à Descates LXIX (2001), pp. 29-32, figs. 1-12.

Samaritan Sarcophagi, in: E. Stern and H. Eshel (eds.), The Samaritans, Jerusalem 2002, pp. 310-338 (Hebrew).

Rare and Unpublished Coins from the Bank of Israel Numismatic Collection, Israel Numismatic Journal 14 (2000-2002), pp. 185-188, pl. 20.

The Emergence of Syrian Arched Gable on Temple Façades, Israel Numismatic Journal 14 (2000-2002), pp. 189-190.


Numismatic Report, Western City Wall – Jerusalem.

A Collection of Coins from the Wishing Spring of Ein Tzur, The Binyamina Book (Hebrew).

Glass Weight from Jerusalem.

Numismatic Report, Hellenistic Marissa.

Undated Coins from Hellenistic Marissa, Israel Numismatic Journal 15.

A Bibliography of Yaakov Meshorer, Israel Numismatic Journal 15.