COIN OF THE MONTH - JOHN (YOCHANAN) HYRCANUS AE "LILY" LEPTON
Hendin 1134, Choice Extremely Fine, 12.8mm, .82 grams
Obverse: "Yehohanan the High Priest and the Council of the Judaeans" in Paleo-Hebrew above and below palm branch
Reverse: . Lily between two grain ears, within circular beaded border
A SUPERB coin and one of the finest examples of this type, nicely centered, with a highly artistic and lovely lily! We have not seen one in a public sale approaching this quality!