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Judean Kingdom, Alexander Jannaeus (Yehonatan), 103 - 76 B.C.
Jannaeus' anchor coins were probably struck after the conquest of the coastal cities (with the exception of Ashkelon) in 95 B.C. The anchor probably publicized the annexation of these areas. -- Ancient Jewish Coinage by Yaakov Meshorer
JD76651. Bronze prutah, Hendin 1150, Meshorer TJC K, Meshorer AJC C, VF, earthen deposits, reverse 1/5 off-center, Jerusalem mint, weight 2.685g, maximum diameter 16.3mm, 95 - 76 B.C.; obverse star of eight rays and central pellet surrounded by diadem, Paleo-Hebrew inscription "Yehonatan the king" between rays; reverse BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞAN∆POY (of King Alexander), upside-down anchor; SOLD
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