Objects: Judaica, Israeliana, Archeology and Medals Objects – Judaica, Israeliana & Numismatics

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Auction 32 Lot Number 155

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A Philistian Drachm

A Philistian drachm, unpublished type. Obv.: Two heads in profile facing each other. Rev: a horse facing right; dotted border set in incuse square. At the left corner, a ram. On right, a test cut. Fifth/fourth century BCE. 2.95 grams, 15 mm, axis 6. For a similar example see: Gitler and Tal, XIII 23Da

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Auction 32 Lot Number 156

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A Philistian Drachm

A Philistian drachm, unpublished type. Obv.: Helmeted Athena facing right. Rev: A horned quadruped moving to the right. On left, a test cut. Fifth/fourth century BCE. 2.65 grams, 13.5 mm, axis 12. For a similar example see: Gitler and Tal, XIII 5Db

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Auction 32 Lot Number 157

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A Philistian Drachm

A Philistian drachm, unpublished type. Obv.: A head of Zeus Ammon facing right. Rev: Bes as Master of Animals. Above, a test cut. Fifth/fourth century BCE. 3.7 grams, 15 mm, axis 12.

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Auction 32 Lot Number 158

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A Silver Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great

A silver tetradrachm of Alexander the Great, Acre mint. Obv: Alexander as Hercules wearing the scalp of the Nemean lion, facing right. Rev: Zeus seated on throne, facing left, holding an eagle and scepter; on right, a Greek inscription AΛEΞANΔPOY (of Alexander); beneath: an eagle, Phoenician letters 'עכ' representing Acre. Date ca. 336-323 BCE. 17.4, 24 mm.

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Auction 32 Lot Number 159

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A Bronze Prutah of John Hyrcanus

A bronze prutah of John Hyrcanus. Obv.: Paleo-Hebrew insc. in wreath: יהוחנן/ הכהן הג/ דל וחבר ה/ יהודים (Yehohanan the High Priest and council of the Jews). The letter ל (Lamed) of גדל is large and reversed. Above it, the Greek letter A (Alpha). Rev.: Double cornucopia with a pomegranate between horns. 1.5 grams, 14 mm, axis 12. For a similar example see: TJC sub-group A9

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Auction 32 Lot Number 160

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A Bronze Prutah of John Hyrcanus

A bronze prutah of John Hyrcanus. Obv.: Paleo-Hebrew insc. in wreath: יהוחנן/ הכהן הג/ דל וחבר הי/ הודים (Yehohanan the High Priest and council of the Jews). Complete insc. Above it, the Greek letter A (Alpha). Rev.: Double cornucopia with a pomegranate between horns. 2 grams, 14 mm, axis 12, TJC sub-group A6

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Auction 32 Lot Number 161

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A Half Prutah of Alexander Jannaeus

A half prutah of Alexander Jannaeus. Obv.: A palm branch (lulav) with its top turning right and paleo-Hebrew insc. [יהונת]ן המלך (Yehonatan the king). The letters are cursive and small. Around them, a border of dots and at the top a small rectangle. Rev.: Due to a technical fault the reverse is struck with incuse obverse. 103-76 BCE. 0.83 grams, 12 mm, TJC sub-group O3

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Auction 32 Lot Number 162

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A Bronze Prutah of Alexander Jannaeus

A bronze prutah of Alexander Jannaeus. Obv.: An anchor surrounded by a diadem and Greek insc. AΛEΞANΔPOY BAΣ[IΛEΩΣ] (of king Alexander). Rev.: A lily flower and paleo-Hebrew insc. יהונת/ן [המלך] (Yehonatan the king). 103-76 BCE. 2.6 grams, 15 mm, axis 12. For a similar example see: TJC sub-group N2

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Auction 32 Lot Number 163

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A Bronze Prutah of Judah Aristobulus

A bronze prutah of Judah Aristobulus. Obv.: Paleo-Hebrew insc. in wreath: יהוד/ הכהן גד/ ול וחבר ה/ יהוד/ ים (Yehudah the High Priest and council of the Jews). Rev.: Double cornucopia with a pomegranate between horns. 1.6 grams, 14 mm, axis 12, TJC sub-group K1

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Auction 32 Lot Number 164

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A Large Bronze Coin of Mattathias Antigonus

A large bronze coin of Mattathias Antigonus. Obv.: Double cornucopia; around and between them, Paleo-Hebrew insc. [מתת]יה כהן גדל [חבר] ים (Mattathias the High Priest and the council of the Jews). Rev.: A wreath of ivy leaves surrounded by Greek insc. BACIɅE[ΩΣ ANTIΓONOY] (of king Antigonus). This coin, as most coins of Mattathias, has a flan comprising two parts. 37-40 BCE. 15.1 grams, 21 mm, axis 12, TJC 36e

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Auction 32 Lot Number 165

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A Bronze Coin of Herod the Great

A bronze coin of Herod the Great, mint of Samaria. Obv.: A tripod with lebes standing on a podium and Greek insc. HPΩΔOY BA[Σ]IΛEΩΣ LΓ (of king Herod, year three). Rev.: A helmet with cheek pieces, star in top and two palm branches. 40 BCE. 6.6 grams, 25 mm, axis 12. TJC: 44

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Auction 32 Lot Number 166

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A Bronze Coin of Herod the Great

A bronze coin of Herod the Great, mint of Samaria. Obv.: Crested helmet in profile with cheek piece surrounded by Greek insc. HPΩΔOY BAΣ[I]ɅEΩΣ LΓ (of king Herod, year three). Rev.: A decorated shield. 40 BCE 5.2 grams, 20 mm, TJC 45b

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Auction 32 Lot Number 167

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A Bronze Prutah of Herod Archelaus

A bronze prutah of Herod Archelaus, mint of Jerusalem. Combination of two different types. Obv.: A vine branch with a bunch of grapes, small leaf and Greek insc. EΘNAPXOY (of the Ethnarch). Rev.: A crested helmet with two cheek pieces, a small caduceus and Greek insc. [HPW] ΔOY (Herod). 4 BCE – 6 C.E. 2.7 grams, 17 mm, axis 9. For a similar example see: TJC 74 (the obverse); TJC 73 (the reverse).

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Auction 32 Lot Number 168

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Two Bronze Prutah Coins of Agrippa I

Two Bronze Prutah Coins of Agrippa I, mint of Jerusalem. 1. Barbaric striking. Obv.: A canopy surrounded by distorted Greek insc. AΓPIɅ BAC[IɅEWC] (of king Agrippa). wide letters. Rev.: Three ears of grain. 41/2 C.E. 1.7 grams, 16 mm, axis 12. For similar examples see: TJC 120 2. A bronze prutah of Agrippa I, mint of Jerusalem. Obv.: A canopy surrounded by Greek insc. AΓPIΠA BACIɅEWC (of king Agrippa). Rev.: Three ears of grain and the date Lς (sixth year). 41/2 C.E. 2.7 grams, 17 mm, axis 12. TJC 120

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Auction 32 Lot Number 169

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A Bronze Coin of Tigranes V of Armenia

A bronze coin of Tigranes V of Armenia. Tigranes, the Roman Client King of Armenia from the years 6 to 12 C.E, was a Herodian Prince of a of Jewish descent. Obv: Diademed bust of Tigranes facing right, wearing stylized Armenian tiara, surrounded by a Greek inscription [BACIɅEYC MEΓ]АС ΝЄΟС TIΠPAN[HC]. Rev: A portrait of Augustus facing left, surrounded by the inscription КАІСАР ΘЄΟС ΘЄ[OY CEBACTOC]. 6/12 C.E. 14.7 grams, 23 mm, axis 12.

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Auction 32 Lot Number 170

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A Bronze Prutah of Marcus Ambibulus

A bronze prutah of Marcus Ambibulus, procurator of Judea under Augustus. Obv.: An ear of grain and Greek insc. KAICAPOC (of Caesar). Rev.: A palm tree and underneath the date L ΛΘ (year 39). 9/10 C.E. 2.3 grams, 16 mm, axis 12, TJC 313

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Auction 32 Lot Number 171

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A Bronze Prutah of Marcus Ambibulus

A bronze prutah of Marcus Ambibulus, procurator of Judea under Augustus. Brockage. Obv.: A palm tree and underneath the date L ΛΘ (year 39). Rev.: Due to a technical fault, the rev. is struck with incuse obv. 9/10 C.E. 1.7 grams, 15 mm. For same examples see: TJC 313

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Auction 32 Lot Number 172

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A Bronze Prutah of Valerius Gratus

A bronze prutah of Valerius Gratus, procurator of Judea under Tiberius. Obv.: A Greek insc. in upside down wreath IOY ΛIA (Julia). Rev.: Three lilies stemming from between two leaves and the date L [Γ] (year 3). 16 C.E, 2.4 grams, 17 mm, axis 12, TJC 321

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Auction 32 Lot Number 173

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A Bronze Prutah of Pontius Pilate

A bronze prutah of Pontius Pilate, procurator of Judea under Tiberius. Obv.: A lituus surrounded by Greek insc. TIBEPIOY KAICAPOC (of Tiberius Caesar). The inscription is complete. Rev.: The date LIZ (year 17) in wreath. 30 C.E. 2.4 grams, 16 mm, axis 12, TJC 333

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Auction 32 Lot Number 174

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A Bronze Prutah of Pontius Pilate

A bronze prutah of Pontius Pilate, procurator of Judea under Tiberius. Obv.: A lituus surrounded by Greek insc. TIBEPIOY KAICAPOC (of Tiberius Caesar). The inscription is complete. Rev.: The date LIZ (year 17) in wreath. The letter Z is reversed. 30 C.E. 2.7 grams, 16 mm, axis 12, TJC 333b

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Auction 32 Lot Number 175

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A Bronze Prutah of Pontius Pilate

A bronze prutah of Pontius Pilate, procurator of Judea under Tiberius. Barbaric striking. Obv.: A lituus surrounded by Greek insc. TIBIP[IOY KAIC]AP[OC] (of Tiberius Caesar). The lituus is facing left and the insc. is retrograde. Rev.: The distort date LIZ (year 17) in wreath. 30 C.E. 1.7 grams, 16 mm, axis 10. For a similar example see: TJC 333g.

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Auction 32 Lot Number 176

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A Bronze Prutah of Antonius Felix

A bronze prutah of Antonius Felix, procurator of Judea under Claudius. Obv.: Greek insc. in wreath IOY/ɅIA AΓ/RIΠΠI/NA (Julia Agrippina). Rev.: Due to a technical fault the rev. is struck with incuse obv. 54 C.E. 2.7 grams, 17 mm. For a similar examples see: TJC 342g

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Auction 32 Lot Number 177

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A Bronze Prutah of Festus

A bronze prutah of Festus, procurator of Judea under Nero. Barbaric struck. Obv.: Greek insc. in wreath NEP/WN/[C] (Of Nero). Rev.: A palm branch and garbled inscription. 59-62 C.E. 2.2 grams, 16 mm, axis 6. For another examples see: TJC 345

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Auction 32 Lot Number 178

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A Half Shekel of Silver – the First Year of the Jewish War against Rome

A half shekel of silver, the first year of the Jewish War against Rome. Obv.: A cup with rim and two pellets on the sides, surrounded by a Paleo-Hebrew inscription חצי השקל (half of shekel). Above the cup, the letter א, (first year). Rev.: A stem with three pomegranates surrounded by the inscription ירושלם קדשה (Jerusalem the holy). 66/7 C.E. 6.5 grams, 21 mm, axis 11. TJC 185

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