Creator

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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BC)

Mint

Jerusalem

Province or Region

Judea

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

14

Weight

2.04g

Obverse Description

In wreath: Aramaic inscription: "Yehonatan the High Priest and the 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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