Judaea. Alexander Jannaeus, 103 to 76 BC. Bronze prutah.

Ancient Coins - Judaea. Alexander Jannaeus, 103 to 76 BC. Bronze prutah.
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Denomination : AE Prutah

Reference : Sear Greek 6087.  Hendin 10.  Meshore-8.

Size : 13.7 x 14.8 mm.  Weight : 1.32 grams.

Grade : good VF on a slighty small light flan, but with an exceptional reverse strike and centering.

Obverse : Anchor with the inscription BASILEWS ALEXANDROU around, with about half of the inscription visible (about normal for these).

Reverse : 8 pointed star iinside of a diadem, with Hebrew letters for "YEHONATAN THE KING" between the rays of the star.  

This is one of the types that can be consider the Biblical "widows mite".

Price SKU: vcoin6145
US$ 72.50
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Rates for: 10/23/18

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