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Judean Kingdom, Mattathias Antigonus (Mattatayah), 40 - 37 B.C.
The single cornucopia and weight indicate this type was valued at half of Antigonus double cornucopia type. Even so, it is a large bronze compared with the usual Judaean prutah denomination.
JD55103. Bronze AE 20, Hendin 1163, Meshorer TJC 37, VF, flan flaw on obverse, Jerusalem mint, weight 7.145g, maximum diameter 20.4mm, die axis 135o
, obverse Paleo-Hebrew inscription: Mattatayah the High Priest and Council of the Jews, single cornucopia tied with ribbons, grapes and grape vine hang; reverse BACILEΩC ANTIΓONOY (of King Antigonus), legend within wreath and border of dots; ex Amphora Coins (David Hendin); scarce
Catalog current as of Sunday, August 18, 2019.
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