Creator

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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Judah Aristobulus (104-103 BC)

Mint

Jerusalem

Province or Region

Judea

Date

104/103 BC

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

14

Weight

1.9g

Obverse Description

In wreath in archaic Hebrew script: Jehudah High Priest and Council of the Jews."

Reverse Description

Double cornucopiae with pomegranate between.

Comments

Son of John Hyrcanus. Expanded Hasmonaean Kingdom to greatest size. High priest. Favored Sadducees. Constant war and many attrocities.

Publisher

Pepperdine University Libraries

Digital Collection

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land

Credit Line

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land [digital resource], Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives

Document Type

Article

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