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103-76 BC Judaea Kingdom Bronze Prutah - Alexander Jannaeus Double Strike NGC Ch. F

103-76 BC Judaea Kingdom Bronze Prutah - Alexander Jannaeus Double Strike NGC Ch. F
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Why add this Double Struck Judaea Prutah of Alexander Jannaeus to your ancient coin collection?

The last independent Kingdom of Judaea was ruled by king and high priest Alexander Jannaeus, from 103-76 BC. During his reign, three different types of Bronze Prutah were minted. One was Jewish themed, featuring symbols of the Holy Temple with Hebrew inscriptions. Another was clearly Hellenistic (Greek) in style, depicting an anchor with text confirming Jannaeus as King rather than High Priest. This coin is an example of the third, more mysterious style, featuring the Jewish type intentionally struck over the Greek style coin.

  • This Bronze Prutah of Alexander Jannaeus was struck at the Judaea Mint, 103-76 BC.
  • The coin features an intriguing combination of Jewish and Greek styled designs.
  • The coin has been authenticated by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC).

Imagery of the Double Struck Prutah

Obverse: The obverse is adorned with the Jewish Holy Temple symbol of a cornucopia and legend declaring Jannaeus as High Priest, struck over the Greek symbol of an anchor, a representation of Jannaeus' fleet of ships.

Reverse: The reverse features a Hebrew inscription surrounded by a wreath, struck over the Greek type design: a star with eight rays.

Graded Choice Fine by NGC Ancients

This Double Struck 103-76 BC Judaea Kingdom Bronze Prutah of Alexander Jannaeus, is graded Choice Fine (Ch. F.) by NGC Ancients, the NGC's division dedicated to the review of ancient coinage. Expect the coin to feature moderate to sharp detail in the deeply recessed areas of the design. The Prutah is presented in a sonically sealed, labeled NGC protective holder, accompanied by a story card describing the historical importance of the coin.

Add this impressive Double Struck Bronze Prutah of Alexander Jannaeus to your ancient coin collection today!


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This 103-76 BC Judaea Kingdom Bronze Prutah - Alexander Jannaeus Double Strike NGC Ch. F is proudly minted by the Judaea Mint. Judaean coins often carry religious themes and symbolism.

Year of Issue:103-76 BC
Mint:Judaea Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:Ch. F
Variety:Double Strike
Composition:Bronze
Country:Judaea Kingdom
Legal Tender:Judaea Kingdom
Currency:Prutah
Denomination:1
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