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ID:     720966
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     JUDAEA
City:     Yehud Coinage (Persian Rule)
Issuer:     Jerusalem
Date Ruled:     Circa 375-333 BCE
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Obol
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 375-333
Weight:     0.70 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Helmeted head of Athena right
Reverse Description:     Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig behind, lily to right; all within incuse square
Primary Reference:     Meshorer -
Reference2:     Hendin -
Reference3:     SNG ANS 27
Reference4:     Spaer, “Gaza or Yehud,” SM 198 (June 2000), P. 21; Leu 91 (10 May 2004), lot 225; MÜnzen und Medaillen FPL 602 (Nov./Dec
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     1996), no
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 966 95 (all from the same dies) In addition to the five obols of this type, two drachms are known: Leu 50 (25 April 1991), lot 217 and Svoronos, Monnaies, pl. 109, 36.