Creator

Preview

image preview

Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BC)

Mint

Jerusalem

Province or Region

Judea

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

16

Weight

2.50g

Obverse Description

In circle of dots: Anchor. Around: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ

Reverse Description

Star with eight rays. Between the rays in archaic Hebrew script: "Yohanatan the King."

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

Share

 
COinS