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What is a shekel?

    A measure of weight and a name for coins in acient and modern israel.
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How much is a Shekel?

A shekel is an ancient coin that was used both for money and as a  weight for exchanges. The weight of one shekel was 180 grains of  barley.

What is shekel or lira?

Both are currencies. The Shekel is used by Israel and the Lira was currency in Israel, Italy, Malta, San Marino and the Vatican City until the 1980s and those countries' (with (MORE)

Where would you find the shekel?

Israel- it is a denomination of Israeli currency. Shekels had been used as currency in ancient times, but were discontinued in around 135 AD. The New State of Israel revived t (MORE)