Archelaus, 4 BCE-6. Æ-Prutah, Jerusalem; 1.60 g.
THE SAMEL COLLECTION OF ANCIENT JEWISH COINS
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JUDAEA, Herodian Dynasty, 40 BCE-96 CE.
Æ-Prutah, Jerusalem; 1.60 g. HPWΔOY around anchor//ƐΘAN within wreath. Hendin no. 1193; Meshorer, Treasury 224 no. 69.
Overbeck – Meshorer no. 111.
The writing mistake may have resulted from the use of two writing directions: In line one the die engraver began to write the Greek inscription from the left to the right but then continued to write from the right to the left as it is usual for Hebrew texts.