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A BRONZE PRUTAH OF HEROD ARCHELAUS IN MODERN SETTING

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45 Jaffa Gate, Opposite David Citadel Entrance
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
tel. 972 2 583 7606

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A BRONZE PRUTAH OF HEROD ARCHELAUS IN MODERN SETTING
c. 4 B.C.-6 A.D.

Obverse: A bunch of grapes on vine with a small leaf on the left. HRWDOU.

Reverse: Helmet with caduceus below. ETHNARXOU.

Dotted border on both sides of coin. Set in modern silver gilt pendant. Coin in very good condition. Found in Jerusalem.

31 x 22 mm

Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Hendin, 505

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Herod Archelaus was the son of Herod the Great and was Ethnarch of Samaria, Judea and Idumea from 4 B.C. until 6 A.D. when the territory which he ruled was turned into a Roman province.


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