A FIVE COIN COLLECTION OF HEROD ARCHELAUS
Please refer to our stock # WC.99 when inquiring.
Jerusalem Mint; 4 BCE-6 CE
1: A bronze prutah
Obverse: EθNAPXOY (Of the Ethnarch), crested helmet with cheek straps, viewed from front, caduceus below.
Reverse: HPWΔOY (Of Herod), bunched of grapes on vine with small leaf to left.
Weight: 2.63 g; Diameter: 16.2 mm
2: A bronze half-prutah
Obverse: HPW; prow over galley facing left
Reverse: EθN within wreath.
Weight: 1.61g; Diameter: 14.2 mm
3: Two bronze prutot
Obverse: HPW (Herod). Double cornucopias with horns parallel and turned left, adorned with grapes.
Reverse: EθN PA HX (Ethnarch), war galley facing left with aphalstron, oars, and ram.
Weight: 1.28-1.56 g; Diameter: 13.4-14.6 g
4: A bronze prutah
Obverse: HPWΔOY (Of Herod) around anchor.
Reverse: Eθ on right, N above (Ethnarch) double cornucopia adorned with ribbons, caduceus between horns, within circle of dots.
Weight: 1.09 g; Diameter:13.45 mm
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