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Hasmonean bronze prutah of John Hyrcanus I

UnknownHellenistic period

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Obverse: Double cornucopiae with pomegranate between horns.

Reverse: Paleo-Hebrew inscription in wreath: "Yehohanan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews"

Credit: Extended loan from Bank Leumi

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  • Title: Hasmonean bronze prutah of John Hyrcanus I
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Hellenistic period
  • Type: Coin
  • Rights: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Bronzw
  • Dimensions: Diam: 15 mm; Weight: 2.01 gr; Axis: 12
  • Curator: Gitler, Haim

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