Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jewish (Hasmonean) coin of John Hyrcanus I
Hellenistic period
Prutah (bronze)
Mint: Jerusalem, 135-104 BCE
Diam: 15 mm; Weight: 2.01 gr; Axis: 12
Extended loan from Bank Leumi
Accession number: 98.96.15046
 
 
Obverse: Double cornucopiae with pomegranate between horns.
Reverse: Paleo-Hebrew inscription in wreath: "Yehohanan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews"


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir