Coins Of The Bible from JerusalemFirst Century and Second Temple period. Read More...
Currency in Jesus time a tool to purchase and not even a tool to measure your wealth with and they were used to exchange goods with.
‘So you see,’ Jesus continued, ‘the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. He agreed with the workers to give them a dinar a day, and sent them off to his vineyard. (Matthew 20:1-16)
A mite is a very small and thin coin, and the poor widow only had two of these to live off of. Yet she chose to give everything she had and trust God to provide for her.
You can remember this story and Jesus’ lesson to us by having a necklace, bracelet, or ring with a mite set into settings of sterling silver or 14k gold.
In Matthew 22:21 the Pharisees try to trick Jesus by asking if they should pay taxes to Caesar.
Jesus has them bring him a coin and says “Give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.”
These coins had the image and inscription of Caesar on them. These coins used during the time of the New Testament have been cleaned and placed into sterling silver or gold settings.
The coins from the time of Herod Agrippa, Pontias Pilate, and Herod the Great in the 1st century AD can be purchased as jewelry in the form of bracelets, earrings, rings, and necklaces.
You are invited to visit Zak and feel the bustling surrounding his store. Come and enjoy a cup of tea and chat about the vast range of antiquity. His knowledge of ancient coin artifacts shall fascinate you.
Every ancient artifact comes with a certificate of authenticity from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA).