Author Topic: Judaea: Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BCE) Æ Prutah (Hendin-1150)  (Read 719 times)

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Offline Quant.Geek

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Judaea: Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BCE) Æ Prutah (Hendin-1150)

Obv: Eight points star in diadem; between the rays, paleo-Hebrew inscription (Yehonatan the King)
Rev: Anchor surrounded by Greek inscription AΛEΞANΔPOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ (of King Alexander)

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Re: Judaea: Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BCE) Æ Prutah (Hendin-1150)
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2015, 10:19:12 AM »
Wow ! Compared to the average specimen of these, the inscription on this one is pretty magnificent !

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Re: Judaea: Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BCE) Æ Prutah (Hendin-1150)
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2015, 10:41:05 AM »
After a brief hiatus due to work, it is nice to be able to post some of my coins again ;D.  This particular coin just popped out and I had to acquire it.  A very nice start to world of Judaea coins.  Too bad for the loss of some of the Greek letters at 6 o'clock on the reverse, but overall a very nice specimen...


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