Prutah - Aretas IV & Shaqilath

Prutah - Aretas IV & Shaqilath -  obversePrutah - Aretas IV & Shaqilath -  reverse

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Country Nabataean Kingdom (Northern Arabia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 9 BC - 40 AD
Value Prutah
Currency Prutah
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.78 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 69784
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References Mitch AC# 114,
Michael Mitchiner; 1978. Oriental Coins and Their Values / Volume 2. The Ancient & Classical World, 600 BC - AD 650. Hawkins Publications, London, United Kingdom.
Mesh Nab# 114
Ya'akov Meshorer; 1975. Nabataean Coins. Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel.


Jugate busts of Aretas & Shuqailait.


Double cornucopias, the names of the King & Queen in Nabataean Aramaic between them.

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ND (9 BC - 40 AD)  14.49

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