Judean Kingdom, Herod the Great, 37 - 4 B.C.
Herod was granted the title of "King of Judea" by the Roman Senate, as such he was a vassal of the Roman Empire, expected to support the interests of his Roman patrons. Not long after he assumed control of Judea, after he had supported ’ opponent , Herod needed to show his worthiness as of Judea to the new emperor, ( ). Herod was able to win the support of and continue to rule his people as he saw fit. Despite the freedom afforded to Herod in his reign over Judea, restrictions were placed upon him in his dealings with other kingdoms.SH72632. Bronze 2 prutot,
Judaean Kingdom, John Hyrcanus I (Yehohanan), 134 - 104 B.C., for the Seleukid
Struck by John Hyrcanus, of , in the name of the Seleukid Antiochos VII, (Sidetes). Soon after Hyrcanus assumed power, the Seleukid kingdom marched on Jerusalem. and Hyrcanus I negotiated a treaty that left Hyrcanus a vassal to the Syrian . Probably as a conciliatory gesture to the Jews, the lily (a symbol of Jerusalem) replaced the of the Seleukid .JD76660. Bronze AE 16, 1131, 2123(2), 2139, 831, 7101, 1103, p. 30, F, green , , some corrosion and scratches, 2.918 g, maximum 15.7 mm, 45o, Jerusalem mint, 132 - 131 B.C.; lily on stem with two leaves, dot ; BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY EYEPΓETOY (of Antiochus, Benefactor), , upside down, AΠP (year 181 of the ) below; $110.00 (€96.80)
Judean Kingdom, Judah Aristobulus I (Yehudah), 104 - 103 B.C.
JD71257. Bronze , 1143, F, 1.871 g, maximum 14.5 mm, 0o, Jerusalem mint, Hebrew , Yehudah the High Priest and the Council of the Jews, surrounded by wreath; double adorned with ribbons, pomegranate between horns; $60.00 (€52.80)
Judean Kingdom, Alexander Jannaeus (Yehonatan), 103 - 76 B.C.
This is recognized for its "cursive style" script.
JD55293. Bronze , 1146, 116, R, aVF, off center, 1.836 g, maximum 14.0 mm, 0o, Jerusalem mint, Hebrew , in cursive script, within wreath: Yehonatan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews; double adorned with ribbons, pomegranate between horns; ex Coins (David ); $36.00 (€31.68)
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