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Greek: CM.6521-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: John Hyrcanus I (63 BC-40 BC)
Ruler: Yehohanan (Struck in the name of)
Origin: Judaea

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Notes

History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection; bt F.S. Robinson, Albany, NY, vii.1998, for $45.00.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 15.33 mm
Image(width): 14.75 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust

Dating

-63 BCE - -40 BCE

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 1.74 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Legend in five lines in wreath

  • Text: [YHWH / NNKHHNHG / DLWHB / RHYD / M]
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Double cornucopiae with pomegranate between, all in circle of points, Lambda in field at left

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6521-2007
Primary reference Number: 166084
Meshorer: 148.Pb8
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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