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

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Obverse: Canopy or umbrella Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Three ears of grain springing out of two stylized leaves. Inscription: "Year 6" Struck under Agrippa I.

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

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

Mint

Jerusalem, Judaea (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 2.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2004.1358

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins