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Obj. ID: 30126
Ancient Jewish Art
  Coins of John Hyrcanus I

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Unknown,

Obverse: A wreath composed of two branches of alternating leaves and with berries on the outer edge of the wreath. Branches joined at top by a vertical leaf and tied at the bottom. The right side of the wreath is out of flan. Within the wreath a Paleo-Hebrew inscription in five lines reads: יהו/חנן הכה/ן/ הגדל ר/אש חב/ר היה/דם, "Yehohanan the high priest, head of the council of the Jews".

Reverse: Double cornucopia with central pomegranate.

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Coins of John Hyrcanus I | Unknown
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135-104 BCE
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