This is the bronze Jewish prutah of Felix, one of the Roman procurators of Judea in the 1st century.
This coin dates to 49 A.D., and is the Felix mentioned in Acts 24.
Then Felix, who was well acquainted with the Way, adjourned the proceedings. “When Lysias the commander comes,” he said, “I will decide your case.” He ordered the centurion to keep Paul under guard but to give him some freedom and permit his friends to take care of his needs. (Acts 24:22-23)
Makes a great gift for a New Testament scholar or enthusiast!
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.
Shipped direct from the Holy Land.
Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.