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Ancient Jewish Art
  Mattathias Antigonus Coins

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev,

REVERSE: Symmetrical double cornucopiae, their pointed ends join at bottom in a two-petal flower. The Horns have ridged tops. From each horn emerge unidentified fruit or plants (lulav? pomegranates?).

A Paleo-Hebrew inscription around and between the design reads: "Mattathias the High Priest and the Council of the Jews"

Border of dots.

OBVERSE: Wreath (see card no.789, same coin). "מתתי]ה[ הכהן גדל חבר יה]ודים["

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Name/Title
Mattathias Antigonus Coins | Unknown
Object Detail
Reverse Large denomination
Date
40-37 BCE
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Unknown (Unknown)
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Unknown | Isr. J-m., PC2
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Ornamentation
Custom
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Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
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