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Israeli group honors Nikki Haley with coin

AP  |  Jerusalem 

An Israeli organization has minted a coin emblazoned with the face of Nikki Haley, Donald Trump's former to the United Nations, to commemorate her defense of in the world body.

The Sanhedrin, a Jewish group that says it aims to restore the in Jerusalem, is one of three organizations behind the coin.

The collector's coin, which costs USD 50, features Haley's face set against the UN building, and a rendition of the on the back.

Hillel Weiss, for Sanhedrin, said Wednesday that Haley's criticism of the UN, which he says "seeks to destroy the state of Israel", earned her the recognition.

He says the group last year sold 20,000 "Temple Coins" engraved with Trump's face to honour his recognition of as Israel's capital.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 23:20 IST