Judaea AE Maccabean (Hasmonean Dynasty) 135-37 BC Prutah NGC(High grade)

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  • Judaea AE Maccabean (Hasmonean Dynasty) 135-37 BC Prutah NGC(High grade)
  • Judaea AE Maccabean (Hasmonean Dynasty) 135-37 BC Prutah NGC(High grade)
Judaea AE Maccabean (Hasmonean Dynasty) 135-37 BC Prutah NGC(High grade)

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  • Order Code: MACCABEAN(JV)-NGC
  • Grade/Condition: (High grade)
  • Weight/Dimensions: 44.52 g | 3.4 x 2.4 x 0.4
  • 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 Antiochus IV Epiphanes, who had slaughtered thousands of Jerusalem Jews by invading on the Sabbath.