Yohohanan the King Authentic Jewish Biblical Coin Ring. On the obverse - ‘Yehohanan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews’ within a wreath. On the reverse - pomegranate between two cornuacopiae
John Hyrcanus I, the youngest son of Simon Maccabeus, was high priest and ruler of the Jewish nation from 135/134 to 104 BC. Under his reign the Hasmonean kingdom of Judaea in ancient Israel attained power and great prosperity, and the Pharisees, a scholarly sect with popular backing, and the Sadducees, an aristocratic sect that comprised the priesthood, became well-defined religious parties.
Denomination: Bronze prutha. Date: 135-104 BCE