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  PROLEGOMENON In the eyes of the general public, Frederic William Mad­den was overshadowed during his lifetime by the fame of his father, the palaeographer Sir Frederic Madden ( 1801– 1873), who had been knighted for his services in publishing the manuscript treasures of ancient Britain. Sir Frederic, who had been made Keeper of the Manuscripts in the British Museum in 1837, retired in 1866, an event which did not remain without effect on the life of his oldest son.  e lat­ter was born on April 9, 1839, in a spot which could hardly have been improved upon from the point of view of a future numismatist, viz., in the British Museum, in which his father lodged officially. After completing his education at the Mer­chant Taylor’s School, St. Paul’s, and Charterhouse ( to which he was presented by Prince Albert, the consort of Queen Victoria), Madden became an Assistant in the Department of Coins and Medals of the British Museum. During his stay there, he acquired the firsthand knowledge of the nu­mismatic material which forms the subject of this and other works of his. Madden resigned from the British Museum in 1868, an event probably not unconnected with the resigna­tion of his father two years previously. Madden was Secretary and Librarian of Brighton College from 1874 on, and from 1888 on its Chief Librarian. He retired in 1902 due to ill health, and died two years later, on June 20th, 1904. Paral­lel with his rather humdrum official career went his activity in the Royal Numismatic Society; he became a member as early as 1858, was joint Secretary from 1860 to 1868, and joint editor of the Numismatic Chronicle from 1861 to 1868; his relinquishment of both posts seems connected with his removal to Brighton. XV

History of Jewish Coinage and of Money in the Old and New Testament


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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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