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Supposedly A Prutah Of Herod The Great. If Not Then What? (Id: Prutah Of Herod Archelaus)

 
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Weight 1.92 grams, diameter 16 millimeters

The 2x2 is labelled Herod the great, but I can't match this to any images, so I am very doubtful.
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His son: The man Joseph was afraid of in his dream that made him move and one of the coins that helps prove the monks got the date wrong and we are off by about 3-4 years in what year it is in Western society.

Herodians. Herod Archelaus. (4 BCE-6 CE). Bronze prutah . . Bunch of grapes on vine with small leaf and tendril on left, above HPΩΔΟΥ (of Herod) / Tall helmet with crest and cheek straps, viewed from front, caduceus below left; below and upside down ΕΘΝΑΡΧΟΥ (of the Ethnarch). TJC 73. H 505.

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I reoriented your images correctly below as that might help:



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@Louis, you nailed it. Thanks. I do feel silly for looking at the images upside down. Although if it had not been so worn I think that I would have recognized a bunch of grapes.
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