Ancient Coinage of Judaea, Yehud

[Hendin 437]

Judaea, Yehud (the Persian word for Judaea) during Persian (ca 375-333 BC) and Ptolemaic (333-2nd century BC) periods.

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Hendin 426Judaea, Yehud AR Obol. Before 333 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet / owl standing right, head facing, lily flower to left, paleo-Hebrew inscription YHD to right. Meshorer 4b. TextImage
Hendin 426cfJudaea, "Yehud" Persian Period AR Hemiobol. Crude head of Athena right / owl. TextImage
Hendin 426vYehud, Persian Period, before 333 BC, silver obol of 7.7 mm, 0.53 grams. Blank. / Owl stands to right, three Hebrew letters YHD. TextImage
Hendin 427Judaea, Persian period. 375-333 BCE. AR Hemiobol. Lily / Falcon with spread wings, head right. Meshorer 15; Mildenberg, Yehud pl. 21, 11; Hendin 427. TextImage
Hendin 429Judaea. Persian period. 375-333 BCE. AR Hemiobol. Crowned head of bearded Persian right / Falcon with spread wings, head left. Meshorer 16d; cf. Mildenberg, Yehud pl. 21, 11. TextImage
Hendin 433Judaea. Persian period. Hezekiah. 375-333 BCE. AR Hemiobol. Male head left / YHZQYH, forepart of winged & horned mythical lion (lynx) left. Meshorer 24; Mildenberg, Yehud 19. TextImage
Hendin 436Judaea, Persian period. 375-333 BCE. AR Drachm. Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right; Hebrew Y (retrograde) in right field. Cf. Meshorer 2-12. TextImage
Hendin 437Judaea. Hellenistic period. Circa 333-285 BCE. AR Tetartemorion. Bare head of young male left / YHD, Ptolemaic style eagle standing left. Meshorer 29. TextImage
Hendin 438Judaea, under Ptolemy II Philadelphos, AR Hemiobol. 285-246 BC. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right / Ptolemaic eagle standing left. Meshorer 32; Mildenberg, Yehud pl. 21, 24. TextImage
Hendin 439Judaea. Hellenistic period. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. 285-246 BCE. AR Hemiobol. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right / Head of Berenike I right. Meshorer 33; Mildenberg, Yehud pl. 21, 26. TextImage
Hendin 440JUDEA. Yehud. After 333 BCE. Silver hemiobol (0.33 gm). Blank but for pellet / Hebrew inscription Yhwdh, bird standing right, head reverted. Meshorer 17b. TextImage
Hendin 440aYehud, after 333 BC. Silver hemi-obol of 6.9 mm, 0.34 grams. Bird stands to right, head turned back / Egg-like pellet. TextImage
SNGANS 13Palestine. Uncertain rulers. 4th Century BC. AR Drachm (4.12 gm). Amorphous raised area, sans type; two square test punches / Athenian owl right; olive leaves behind. TextImage
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