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Jewish Coins --> Ancient Judea Coins --> Hashmonean coinage

Ancient Jewish Coins from Israel 103 BC to 135 AD

Genuine 2000 year old From Ancient Israel

Hashmonean coinage are the coins minted by the Hasmonean Kings. Only bronze coins in various denominations have been found; the smallest being a prutah or a half prutah. Two Roman silver denarii's are associated with the Hashmoneans; one has the inscription "BACCIUS JUDAEAS"; with its exact meaning unclear. Both show a man thought to be Yehuda Aristobolus bowing before a camel with a palm branch in his hand.

The Hebrew inscriptions found on Hasmonean coins are:

 

 

 

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 * "Yehochanan Kohen Gadol Chaver Hayehudim" (Yehochanan the High Priest, Chaver of the Jews).
* "Yehochanan Kohen Gadol Rosh Chaver Hayehudim" (Yehochanan the High Priest, Head (and) Chaver of the Jews).
* "Yehonatan Kohen Gadol Chaver Hayehudim" (Yehonatan the High Priest, Chaver of the Jews).
* "Yehonatan Hamelech" (Yehonatan the King).
* "Yehudah Kohen Gadol Chaver Hayehudim" (Yehudah the High Priest, Chaver of the Jews).
* "Malke Aleksandre" (Queen? Alexander)
* "Matisyahu Kohen Gadol Chaver Hayehudim" (Matisyahu the High Priest, Chaver of the Jews).
* "Matisyahu HaKohen" (Matisyahu the High Priest).