Coin of Yehud
Jericho
Persian period, 4th century BCE
Silver
Diam: 0.85 cm; Weight: 0.35 gr
Accession number: 94.10.14587
 
 
In the 6th century BCE, coins were used in the Land for the first time. While the initial currencies were Greek and Phoenician, over time, local coins were also minted. This tiny coin was issued by the provincial administration of Yehud. It bears the name of the province..

Translation: “Yehud”


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