Roman Procurator in Jesus time, most known for his sending Jesus to His crucifixion, as mentioned in the Gospel of Matthew 27:2 "And when they had bound Him, they led Him away and delivered Him to Pontuis Pilate the governor."
What makes the coin of Pontius Pilate different than any other Roman governor's coin over Judea is the pagan symbols.
Pilate followed the second commandment by not minting coins with human images. However he used pagan symbols on these coins; either the lituus (a wand used by an augur for divination), or a libation ladle (used for libation offerings to pagan deities).
These collectible Biblical coins have been discovered on archaeological excavations in the Israel.
The bronze coins (or 'prutah') minted by Pontuis Pilate between 26 and 36 AD are of special interest to Christians because they were issued at the time that marked the trail crucifixion of Jesus. Pontius Pilate is the most hated roman ruler over Judea by the Jews for having written on Jesus's cross "King of the Jews".
Authentic artifacts that come with a certificate of authenticity from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA).
Zak’s antiquities specializes in Biblical coins from the Roman period and coins from the time of Jesus.
Great investment pieces!
Zak specializes in ancient biblical artifacts. He runs a family owned business on the Christian Quarter road since 1964.
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 coins shall fascinate you.
Every ancient artifact comes with a certificate of authenticity from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA).