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Ancient Judean Prutah Of King Herod The Great 37BC

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Ancient Judean Prutah Of King Herod The Great 37BC
Herod the Great, 37 - 4 B.C. A Roman citizen, Herod took the throne of Judaea with Roman assistance. "Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Rise, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there till I tell you; for Herod is about to search for the child, to destroy Him." (Matthew 2:13) This is an Extremely Good Prutah of King Herod (Anchor and Double Cornucpiae)- Bronze Prutah, TJC 59, Hendin 500 variety, Jerusalem Mint, Obverse HRWDOU BASILE (King Herod), anchor; reverse double cornucopiae with caduceus between horns, Very Fine and Rare, 15mm.

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