Ancient Bronze Prutzah Coin Jewish Ring

R34-W

Ancient Coin Ring. Amazing Ancient Coin Jewelry piece , this coin has been personally inspected and authenticated. Denomination: Bronze Prutah Date: 103 - 76 BCE . Description: Star and Inverted Anchor. Obverse: Anchor with Greek inscription (Alexander the King) Reverse: Star of eight rays, Yehonatan the King written in Hebrew between the rays.

Alexander Janneus, nephew of Simon and Judah Maccabee, minted this bronze prutah. He became ruler of the Jews in 103 BCE Jannaeus was a symbol of his time, young and ambitious leaning towards the Hellenistic culture which is reflected in his coin





Related Judaica