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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.14
People
John Hyrcanus I (134 - 104 BCE)
John Hyrcanus II (76BCE-40BCE)
Title
Prutah of John Hyrcanus I or John Hyrcanus II (?)
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
134-104 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Jerusalem (Palestine)
Period
Hellenistic period, Late
Culture
Jewish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/322126
Physical Descriptions
Medium
bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
1.73 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
prutah
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Yehohanan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews
Provenance
bought from Ed. Waddel
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Hendin 453
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund and purchase through the generosity of the Estate of Leo Mildenberg
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.2.14
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Paleo-Hebrew inscription in wreath
Rev.: Double cornucopiae with small pomegranate in between

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