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Hasmonean


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My Hasmonean Coinage

9 files, last one added on Apr 13, 2017

Roman-Jewish


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My Roman-Jewish coins, including the procurators and Herodians, etc.

4 files, last one added on Dec 08, 2011

Medival


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2 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2010

Antiquites


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The album with photos of some of my antiquities .

2 files, last one added on Oct 02, 2009

Modern


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4 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2009

Whole Album


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In this gallery I have pictures of my album pages at home, because not all my coins were individually scanned.

5 files, last one added on Jun 06, 2010

Roman


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1 files, last one added on Apr 24, 2012

Other Coins


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1 files, last one added on Jul 23, 2012

8 albums on 1 page(s)

Last additions - Aarmale's Gallery
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Judah (Yehudah) Aristobulus (TJC U, Hendin 1143)Judah (Yehudah) Aristobulus. 104-103 B.C.E. AE Prutah. Hebrew inscription (Yehudah the High Priest and the Council of the Jews) surrounded by wreath / Double cornucopiae adorned with ribbons; pomegranate between horns.

The script reads:
יהוד
ה כהן גד
ול וחבר
י]הוד]
ם

As with many other Yehudah coins, גדל is spelled as plene: גדול
2 commentsAarmaleApr 13, 2017
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Judah (Yehudah) Aristobulus (TJC U, Hendin 1143)Judah (Yehudah) Aristobulus. 104-103 B.C.E. AE Prutah. Hebrew inscription (Yehudah the High Priest and the Council of the Jews) surrounded by wreath / Double cornucopiae adorned with ribbons; pomegranate between horns.

The script reads:
יהוד
ה כהן גד
ול וחבר
...

As with many other Yehudah coins, גדל is spelled as plene: גדול
AarmaleApr 13, 2017
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Minima of CaesareaCaesarea Maritima mint. AE 6 mm, 0.35 g. 2nd Century CE. Obverse: Bust (Hercules?) right. Reverse: Boar or wolf standing right. H. Hamburger "Minute Coins from Caesarea Maritima," (Atiqot vol. 1, 1954), #57. BCC m41.

This is one of the smallest coin types mentioned in Hamburger. Stunning black Caesarea-style patina. Coin much nicer in hand then in picture.

During the second century CE, a small unofficial mint in Caesarea, a city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in modern-day Israel, was established to mint large quantities of small denominations, perhaps because there was a lack of small denominations in the region. These "minimai" are usually very crude imitations of earlier official issues. H. Hamburger estimated that only 1 in 10 minimai have identifiable designs due the excessive wear that is usually found on these coins.

Ex. Coll: J. Berlin, Caesarea series.
1 commentsAarmaleJul 23, 2012
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Vespasian RIC II IVDAEA CAPTAVespasian 69-79 A.D. AR Denarius. Rome Mint 69-70 A.D. Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG, laureate head right. Rev: IVDAEA in exergue, Judaea seated right, head resing on hand in mourning, to right of trophy. RIC II 2, Hendin 1479.
Lucas H image.

A very historically significant coin minted by the Romans to commemorate the conquest of Judaea. This Judaea Capta (Judaea Captured) series of coins was the largest issue ever to commemorate the defeat of a nation.

Thanks very much to Lucas H!
4 commentsAarmaleApr 24, 2012
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Hyrcanus I Half-PrutahJohn Hyrcanus I, 135-104 B.C.E. AE Lepton (Half-prutah).
Obverse: Palm branch with fillet on top. In four lines of Ancient Hebrew, "John the High Priest and Council of the Jews." Reverse: Lily stemming from between two ears of corn; in left field, faint A monogram.
Meshorer 1 21. TJC pl. 10, C. Hendin 1134 (formerly Hendin 458).

Rare half-prutah. Ex. FORVM.
2 commentsAarmaleDec 08, 2011
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Prutah of Porcius Festus under NeroAE Prutah, Year 5 (58/59 C.E.).Obverse: NEP/WNO/C (Nero) ,mostly in retrograde, within wreath, tied at bottom with X. Reverse: Vertical Palm branch surrounded by LE KAICAPOC (Year 5, caesar). Hendin 1351 (formerly Hendin 653), TJC 345, AJC 35, RPC I 4972.
The retrograde legends are likely due to an illiterate die cutter.
AarmaleDec 08, 2011
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Alexander Jannaeus Hendin 474Minted By: Alexander Jannaeus
In the name of: Alexander Jannaeus
Reference: Hendin 474
Obverse description: Within wreath, the Hebrew text “Jonathan the high priest and council of the Jews”
Obverse legend: Yehonatan HaKohen Gadol V'Ḥaver HaYehudim
Reverse description: Double cornucopiae, ribbons around, pomegranate between horns.
Year: Undated, between 103-76 BCE.
Its interesting that Gadol (high [priest], lit. "big") it spelled with a vav (GDOL), and not just GDL, like its commonly writen. Also, the vav in gadol usually occurs on prutot of Aristobulus.


Text is:
NOHY
GHNT
VHVLOD
YHR
3 commentsAarmaleJul 08, 2010
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Retrograde prutah of FestusCoin type: Prutah
Ruler: Porcius Festus
Reference: Hendin 653
Obverse description: Greek text meaning “Nero” within wreath.
Obverse legend: NEP WNO C
Reverse description: Palm branch facing up with Greek text meaning “Caesar” and date (year 5 =58 CE) .
Reverse legend: Date LE, KAICAPOC
Year: 58 CE

This type is very crude, because caion standards during Festus was very low, possibly because coins were the last thing on people's minds during 58 CE, keeping in mind he was the last person to mint coins before the First Jewish Revolt.
AarmaleJul 08, 2010
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Side 2, page 2This is side 2 of the second page of my coin album1 commentsAarmaleJun 06, 2010
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Side 1, page 2This is side 1 of the second page of my coin albumAarmaleJun 06, 2010
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Third page of my albumThis page has my ancinet coins, except for the habs dollar on the bottom right.AarmaleJun 06, 2010
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Alexander Jannaeus Prutah - Hendin 469This coin, minted under the reign of Alexander Jannaeus (103 BCE - 76 BCE), is a bronze prutah.
OBV. Upside-down achor reading BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞAN[ΔΡOY].
REV. Eight ponted star, letters in the spokes, reading 'Yehonatan the King' ([HaMelech] Yehona[tan]). Beautiful desert patina. Thick for a prutah.
2 commentsAarmaleMay 31, 2010

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Alexander Jannaeus Hendin 474Minted By: Alexander Jannaeus
In the name of: Alexander Jannaeus
Reference: Hendin 474
Obverse description: Within wreath, the Hebrew text “Jonathan the high priest and council of the Jews”
Obverse legend: Yehonatan HaKohen Gadol V'Ḥaver HaYehudim
Reverse description: Double cornucopiae, ribbons around, pomegranate between horns.
Year: Undated, between 103-76 BCE.
Its interesting that Gadol (high [priest], lit. "big") it spelled with a vav (GDOL), and not just GDL, like its commonly writen. Also, the vav in gadol usually occurs on prutot of Aristobulus.


Text is:
NOHY
GHNT
VHVLOD
YHR
3 commentsAarmale
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Canada 1 Cent 1915 peiceA Canadian 1 cent coin from 1915.Aarmale
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0 - Alexander Jannaeus Prutah - H. 469This coin, minted under the reign of Alexander Jannaeus (103 BCE - 76 BCE), is a bronze prutah.
OBV. Upside-down achor reading BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY.
REV. Eight ponted star, letters in the spokes, reading 'Yehonatan the King'.
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