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Hemiobol (1/2 ma'ah) of Judaea with male head, struck under Yehexqio (Hezekiah)

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Obverse: youthful male head, to the right Reverse: Forepart of winged lynx, to the left; below, on diagonal, paleo-Hebrew incription

Provenance

About 1990, purchased in Israel from a licensed dealer by Dr. Stephen N. Gerson, Lexington, Massachusetts; 2009, with Gemini, LLC (Auction 6, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue, New York, January 10, 2010, lot 270); 2010, sold by Gemini to the MFA. (Accession date: February 24, 2010)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, Mid-4th century B.C.

Mint

Judaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.24 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

2010.38

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins