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An Israeli coin dated to between 100 BCE and 130 CE contains the Hebrew word sh'ma meaning to hear and is a common "motto" in ancient Israel.
Middle Semitic Script
Date of Inscription:
100 BCE - 130 CE
Location of Discovery:
Tel Bereket, Israel (between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv)
Date of Discovery:
The first word of Deuteronomy 6:4 - "Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one."