History of Jewish Coinage and of...

Madden's work constitutes ". . . a record of many rare or unique examples of Jewish art, preserving spontaneity and directness in our contact with the Jewish past."

Michael Avi-Yonah
Professor of Archaeology at Hebrew University, Jerusalem

       C    h  a  p  t e  r   Home  |    T  O   C       |    I n  d  e  x  PREFACE. THE increased interest taken during the few last years in Numismatic pursuits, not only among those who have made them their peculiar study, but also by a widely spread class of the literary public, would serve perhaps as a sufficient apology for the compilation of the present work, even if the subject— being, as it is, so closely connected with the narratives of the Old and New Testament— did not possess a claim to attention, in some respects superior to that so willingly conceded to other works of a similar but purely ethnical character. With this view I have ventured to lay before the public the result of a careful examination of the best and latest works of the continental writers on Jewish coins, with considerable additions of my own, by the aid of which it is hoped that both the numismatist and theological student may obtain, in a condensed and methodized form, a cor­rect view of the present state of our knowledge in respect to Jewish and Biblical Numismatics. It is as well, however, to state that not one of the writ­ers consulted has embraced the entire range of the sub­ject of the Jewish Coinage. Cavedoni has confined himself almost wholly to the coins strictly Jewish, whilst De XI

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FRONT MATTERTitleCopyrightTable of contentsPREFACEPROLEGOMENONNOTESHISTORY OF JEWISH COINAGEINTRO. PROGRESS OF THE STUDY OF JEWISH COINSI. EARLY USE OF SILVER AS A MEDIUM OF COMMERCE AND TRADE AMONG THE HEBREWS BEFORE THE EXILEII. WHAT PEOPLE FIRST COINED MONEY?—THE MATERIALS EMPLOYED FOR MONEYIII. THE MONEY EMPLOYED BY THE JEWS AFTER THEIR RETURN FROM BABYLON UNTIL THE REVOLT UNDER THE MACCABEESGENEALOGICAL TABLE, SHOWING THOSE OF THE MACCABÆAN FAMILY OF WHOM THERE ARE COINSIV. SIMON THE MACCABEE FIRST STRIKES COINSA. SIMON MACCABEUS. B. C. 143—B. C. 139, or B. C. 139—B. C. 135B. JOHN HYRCANUS. B. C. 135—B. C. 106C. JUDAS ARISTOBULUS. B. C. 106—B. C. 105D. ALEXANDER JANNÆUS. B. C. 105—B. C. 78E. ALEXANDRA. B. C. 78—B. C. 69F. HYRCANUS II. B. C. 69—B. C. 65G. ARISTOBULUS II. AND ALEXANDER II. B. C. 65—B. C. 49H. HYRCANUS II. RE-ESTABLISHED. B. C. 47—B. C. 40I. ANTIGONUS. B. C. 40—B. C. 37GENEALOGICAL TABLEV. COINS OF THE IDUMÆAN PRINCESA. HEROD I. SURNAMED THE GREAT. B. C. 37—B. C. 4B. HEROD ARCHELAUS. B. C. 4.—A.D. 6C. HEROD ANTIPAS. B. C. 4.—A.D. 39D. HEROD PHILIP II. B. C. 4.—A.D. 34E. HEROD AGRIPPA I. A.D. 37—A.D. 44AGRIPPA I. UNDER CAIUS (Caligula)AGRIPPA I. UNDER CLAUDIUSAGRIPPA I. AND IIF. HEROD, KING OF CHALCIS. A.D. 41—A.D. 48G. AGRIPPA II. A.D. 48—A.D. 100AGRIPPA II. ALONEAGRIPPA II. UNDER NEROAGRIPPA II. UNDER TITUSAGRIPPA II. UNDER DOMITIANVI. COINS STRUCK BY THE PROCURATORSA. REIGN OF AUGUSTUS, FROM THE EXPULSION OF ARCHELAUS. A.D. 6—A.D. 14B. REIGN OF TIBERIUS. A. D. 14—A. D. 37C. REIGN OF CAIUS (Caligula). A.D. 37—A.D. 41D. REIGN OF CLAUDIUS. A.D. 41—A.D. 54E. REIGN OF NERO. A. D. 54—A. D. 68VII. MONEY STRUCK DURING THE FIRST REVOLT OF THE JEWSA. ELEAZARB. SIMON, SON OF GIORASC. SIMON, SON OF GAMALIEL, AND THE SUPREME AUTHORITYD. ANANUS, SON OF ANANUSVIII. ROMAN COINS STRUCK COMMEMORATING THE CAPTURE OF JERUSALEMA. REIGN OF VESPASIANI. Coins struck in JudæaII. Coins struck at Rome.—Gold and SilverB. REIGN OP TITUSI. Coins struck in JudæaII. Coins struck at Rome.—Gold and SilverC. REIGN OF DOMITIANI. Coins struck at RomeIX. MONEY STRUCK DURING THE SECOND REVOLT OF THE JEWSA. SIMON BAR-COCHABX. IMPERIAL COLONIAL COINS STRUCK AT JERUSALEM.ARAB COINSA. HADRIANUS. A.D. 136—A.D. 138HADRIAN AND ANTONINUSB. ANTONINUS PIUS. A.D. 138—A.D. 161ANTONINUS PIUS AND MARCUS AURELIUSC. MARCUS AURELIUS. A.D. 161—A.D. 180MARCUS AURELIUS AND LUCIUS VERUSD. LUCIUS VERUS. A.D. 161—A.D. 169E. JULIA DOMNA. A.D. 173—A.D. 217F. CARACALLA. A.D. 211—A.D. 217G. GETA. A.D. 211—A.D. 212H. DIADUMENIANUS. A.D. 217—A.D. 217I. ELAGABALUS. A.D. 218—A.D. 222J. TRAJANUS DECIUS. A.D. 249—A.D. 251K. HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS AND HOSTILIANUS. A.D. 249—A.D. 251XI. MONEY IN THE NEW TESTAMENTA. GREEK MONEYB. ROMAN MONEYXII. WEIGHTSTABLE OF MR. BURGON'S WEIGHTS FROM ATHENSTABLE OF WEIGHTS FROM NINEVEHTABLE OF WEIGHTS OF COINS OF CHIOSXIII. WRITINGTABLES TO ILLUSTRATE THE COINAGE FROM THE DEATH OF HEROD I. TO THE DEATH OF HADRIANI. B.C. 4 TO A.D. 40II. A.D. 41 TO A.D. 81III. A.D. 82 TO A.D. 138APPENDIXA. THE TALMUDIC WRITINGS ON THE COINAGE OF THE FIRST AND SECOND REVOLTSB. COUNTERFEIT JEWISH COINSADDENDAINDEX
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