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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.22
People
Alexander Jannaeus, Greek (r. 103-76 BCE)
Title
Prutah of Alexander Jannaeus
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
103-76 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Palestine, Jerusalem
Period
Hellenistic period, Late
Culture
Jewish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/322300
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
1.74g
Die Axis
10
Denomination
prutah
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: of King Alexander
  • Reverse Inscription: Yehonatan the King
Provenance
CNG 41, March 19, 1997 lot 723
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Hendin 467
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
2008.2.22
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Anchor surrounded by a circle; around Greek inscription
Rev.: Lily flower: circle of dots; Paleo-Hebrew inscription

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