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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" is obscured. Struck under Agrippa I.


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.

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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


Jerusalem, Judaea (Kingdom)


Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.45 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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