prutah
or pruta noun (plural prutoth or prutot) Etymology: Modern Hebrew pĕrūṭāh, from Late Hebrew, a small coin Date: 1949 1. a former monetary unit of Israel equivalent to 1/1000 pound 2. a coin representing one prutah

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Prutah — ). Obv: Double cornucopia. Rev: Five lines of ancient Hebrew script; reading Yehochanan Kohen Gadol Chaver Hayehudim (Yehochanan the High Priest, Chaver of the Jews. ] Prutah Hebrew (פרוטה) is a word borrowed from the Mishnah and the Talmud, in… …   Wikipedia

  • Prutah — Pruta, Herodes Agrippa I. ca. 40 n. Chr. Pruta oder Prutah oder Perutah (פרוטה‎; Plural: Prutot) ist die Bezeichnung für eine Münzeinheit des Königreichs Judäa, dem Reich König Herodes des Großen und seiner Nachfolger und auch für Münzen des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • prutah — /prooh tah /, n., pl. prutoth, prutot / tawt /. a former aluminum coin of Israel, the thousandth part of a pound. [1945 50; < ModHeb pruta, post Biblical Heb parutah a small coin] * * * …   Universalium

  • prutah — noun a) A bronze coin, equivalent to the Roman quadrans, used in ancient Palestine b) An aluminium coin, worth one thousandth of a pound, formerly used in Israel …   Wiktionary

  • prutah — pru·tah …   English syllables

  • prutah — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Монеты Государства Израиль — Первая монета Государства Израиль 25 миллей В список монет Государства Израиль вошли все имевшие хождение серии …   Википедия

  • Herodian coinage — are coins minted and issued by the Herodian Dynasty, Jews of Idumean descent who ruled the province of Judaea between 37 BC–92 AD. The dynasty was founded by Herod the Great who was the son of Antipater, a powerful official under the Hasmonean… …   Wikipedia

  • Israeli lira — Infobox Currency currency name in local = לירה ישראלית he icon image 1 = 1 Israeli Lira (1971 1979).jpg image title 1 = 1 lira coin (1971 ndash;9) from [http://worldcoingallery.com World Coin Gallery] . using countries = Israel subunit ratio 1 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Coins of Alexander Jannaeus — Alexander Jannaeus was a Hasmonean ruler, and also the third Hasmonean to mint coins, preceded by Hyrcanus I and Aristobulus[1]. Jannaeus minted the largest and most broadest selection of Hasmonean Coinage[2]. A typical Hendin 474 coin, reading:… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”