Prutah of Kingdom of Judaea with canopy, struck under Herod Agrippa I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 41–42


Mint: Judaea (Kingdom), Jerusalem

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 2.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2004.1358

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Canopy or umbrella.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Three ears of corn springing out of two stylized leaves.
L.(Greek letter) (“Year 6”)
Struck under Agrippa I.

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse