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Hasmonean Dynasty

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Judean Kingdom, Alexander Jannaeus (Yehonatan), 103 - 76 B.C., Brockage

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A brockage occurs when a blank is struck with a previously struck coin which adhered to the opposite die. Click here to read a detailed explanation.
JD84590. Bronze prutah, Hendin 1145, VF, off center, weight 2.319 g, maximum diameter 15.6 mm, Jerusalem mint, 103 - 76 B.C.; obverse Paleo-Hebrew inscription, Yehonatan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews, within wreath; reverse incuse of obverse; $95.00 (Ä84.55)


Judaean Kingdom, Hasmonean Dynasty (Maccabees), c. 104 - 37 B.C., Reverse Brockage

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A brockage occurs when a blank is struck with a previously struck coin which adhered to the opposite die. Click here to read a detailed explanation.
JD84591. Bronze prutah, VF, both sides off center, weight 2.051 g, maximum diameter 14.2 mm, Jerusalem mint, obverse incuse of reverse; reverse double cornucopia adorned with ribbons, pomegranate between horns; $85.00 (Ä75.65)


Judean Kingdom, John Hyrcanus I (Yehohanan), 134 - 104 B.C.

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John Hyrcanus was the son of Simon the Maccabee and nephew of the folk hero Judah Maccabee, the hero of the Hanukkah story. Soon after Hyrcanus assumed power, the Seleukid kingdom marched on Jerusalem. Antiochus VII and Hyrcanus I negotiated a treaty that left Hyrcanus a vassal to the Syrian king. John Hyrcanus was the first Jewish ruler to issue coins in his own name.
BB83837. Bronze prutah, Hendin 1132, Meshorer TJC A, F, rough, corrosion, weight 1.755 g, maximum diameter 13.2 mm, die axis 0o, Jerusalem mint, obverse Greek letter A above Paleo-Hebrew inscription: Yehonanan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews, all surrounded by wreath; reverse double cornucopia adorned with ribbons, pomegranate between horns, border of dots; $25.00 (Ä22.25)











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