We can learn when Jesus was asked shall we pay taxes or not he asked who’s face on it.
There is much written in the Bible about coins in the New Testament times. Read More...
Judas' betrayal of Jesus for thirty silver coins is one well know instance of currency becoming a biblical coin.
Another well know instance is when: Jesus said to them, “Give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s.” And they were amazed at him.
One of the better know uses of currency in New Testament times to convey a message was in the parable of the widow.
Then one poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amounted to a small fraction of a denarius. (Mark 12:42)
Biblical coins are a window to understand the meaning of Jesus speech.
Coins of his time can help us to better reconstruct the world in which Jesus lived as well as the Man himself. First one must consider two important variables. namely the time and place that Jesus was born.
These rare collectible coins have been discovered on archaeological excavations in the Holy Land.
Authentic ancient coins that come with a certificate of authenticity from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
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