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Numismatics
Ruler: Aretas II
Mint: Petra
Artist: Unknown

Coin of Aretas II from Petra

103–96 B.C.

Copper

4.13 g, 16.9 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.14309
Geography: 
Made in Petra, Arabia
Culture: 
Nabatean
Period: 
2nd–1st century B.C.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1930 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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