"COIN OF THE MONTH" - HEZEKIAH AR YEHUD, 1/2 MA'AH
Hendin 1065, TJC 24, Extremely Fine, somewhat worn reverse die, 7.1mm, .22 grams. Struck Circa. 4th Century B.C.E., Late Persian or early Macedonian Period
Obverse: Male head to left
Reverse: Inscription YEHEZEKIA ('YHZQYH’) below forepart of winged and horned lynx to left
A RARE type, especially with the full head! Of the five examples on acsearch only one features a full head and fetched nearly $3,000 in superb EF. This head is quite boldly struck and is very attractive in hand. Partial lettering in the periphery.