Judaea AE Maccabean (Biblical Widows Mite) 135-37 BC Prutah NGC Wood Box(High grade)

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Judaea AE Maccabean (Biblical Widows Mite) 135-37 BC Prutah NGC Wood Box(High grade)

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  • Order Code: MACCABEAN(CV)BOXNGC
  • Grade/Condition: (High grade)
  • Weight/Dimensions: 313.52 g | 5.75 x 4.75 x 1.65
  • Metal: Bronze
  • Obverse: Double cornucopia
  • Reverse: Hebrew inscription
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In 167 BCE, Judah the Hammer—Maqqaba in Aramaic; hence ”Maccabee“—led a rebellion against the forces of the Seleucid king, as described in the Biblical books of Maccabees. Like other small Judaean bronzes of the era, these coins were known as biblical ”wi