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Judah Aristobulus I (Yehudah), 104 - 103 B.C.

John Hyrcanus directed that after his death his wife would rule and Aristobulus, the eldest of his five sons, was to become the high-priest. Aristobulus was not satisfied, so he cast his mother into prison and allowed her to starve. He was ruthless to the Pharisees. After only a year's reign he died of a painful illness.


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JD35688. Bronze prutah, Hendin 1143, Choice gVF, weight 2.387 g, maximum diameter 14.8 mm, die axis 0o, Jerusalem mint, obverse Hebrew inscription, Yehudah the High Priest and the Council of the Jews, surrounded by wreath; reverse double cornucopia adorned with ribbons, pomegranate between horns; excellent centering, nice patina with red earthen fill highlighting; SOLD


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JD35718. Bronze prutah, Hendin 1143, VF, reverse 1/2 off-center, weight 2.190 g, maximum diameter 14.7 mm, die axis 0o, Jerusalem mint, obverse Hebrew inscription, Yehudah the High Priest and the Council of the Jews, surrounded by wreath; reverse double cornucopia adorned with ribbons, pomegranate between horns; nice full legend, ex Amphora Coins (David Hendin); SOLD


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JD43154. Bronze prutah, Hendin 1143, Choice VF, weight 1.910 g, maximum diameter 14.1 mm, die axis 0o, Jerusalem mint, obverse Hebrew inscription, Yehudah the High Priest and the Council of the Jews, surrounded by wreath; reverse double cornucopia adorned with ribbons, pomegranate between horns; excellent centering, nice patina with red earthen fill highlighting; SOLD







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SYMBOLS ON HASMONEAN DYNASTY COINS

The Lily: The lily was regarded as the choicest among the flowers. It graced the capitals of the two main pillars which stood at the entrance to the sanctuary.

The Pomegranate: The pomegranate was one of the seven celebrated products of Palestine and among the fruits brought to the temple as offerings of the first-fruits. Two hundred pomegranates decorated each of the two columns in the temple and were an integral part of the sacred vestment of the High Priest, as bells and pomegranates were suspended from his mantle.

The Cornucopia: The cornucopia was a hollow animal horn used as a container. One of the most popular religious symbols of the ancient world, the cornucopia is also know as the "horn of plenty."

The Anchor: The anchor was adopted from the Selukids, who used it to symbolize their naval strength. Anchors are depicted upside down, as they would be seen hung on the side of a boat ready for use.

The Star: The star symbolize heaven.

The Diadem: The diadem symbolized royalty.


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Judah Aristobulus