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Yehud Coin 3, 4th century BCE

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Yehud Coin obverse

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Yehud Coin

Obverse- Bearded male bust in three quarters to right wearing crested helmet.

Reverse- Bearded male divinity seated to right on winged wheel, holding a falcon on his extended left; in lower right field, mask to left; above, Aramaic inscription- YHD. All in square rope pattern frame.

Silver drachm, 3,29 grams, Axis 12.

Meshorer, Ya’akov. A Treasury of Jewish Coins; From the Persian Period to Bar Kokhba. Nyack- Amphora, 2001.

Pritchard, James, The Ancient Near East Vol. 1; An Anthology of Texts and Pictures, Princeton University Press, 1958.

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