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Numismatics
Ruler: John Hyrcanus
Mint: Jerusalem
Artist: Unknown

Coin of John Hyrcanus from Jerusalem

135–104 B.C.

Copper

1.58 g, 12:00, 13.3 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.1876
Geography: 
Made in Jerusalem, Judaea
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Jewish
Period: 
2nd century B.C.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Library, New Haven Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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