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Prutah of Kingdom of Judaea with canopy, struck under Herod Agrippa I

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Obverse: canopy; inscription in Greek around Reverse: three ears of grain.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 41–42

Mint

Jerusalem, Judaea (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.86 gm.

Accession Number

72.473.24

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins