Jewish Bibical Coin Ring - Yohanan High Priest


Yohanan the King Authentic Jewish Biblical Coin Gold. On the obverse - "Yehohanan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews" within a wreath. On the reverse - pomegranate between two cornuacopiae

John Hyrcanus I, the youngest son of Simon Maccabeus, was high priest and ruler of the Jewish nation from 135 134 to 104 BC. Under his reign the Hasmonean kingdom of Judaea in ancient Israel attained power and great prosperity, and the Pharisees, a scholarly sect with popular backing, and the Sadducees, an aristocratic sect that comprised the priesthood, became well-defined religious parties.

Denomination: Bronze prutha. Date: 135-104 BCE

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