Biblical Jewish Coins used in Jesus Time
Set of six ancient Jewish coins from the first century mentioned in the Bible in Jesus Time.
Includes the following coins
1: Widow’s mite
The Widow’s Mite is a bronze prutah of Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 AD.) This prutah was used as small change during Jesus time.
2: Hosmonean coin
This is a bronze prutah of either Alexander Jannaeus (Jonatan), John Hyrcanus I or II (Jehochanan). Or Matthias first minted in the 2nd century BC, but reused during the time of Jesus.
3: Herod Agrippa I
Herod Agrippa I (37-44 AD) was the grandson of Herod the Great. He is mentioned in Acts 26 as the king of Judea during Paul’s imprisonment. This is his bronze prutah coin which was minted in Jerusalem.
4: Antonius Felix
This is the bronze prutah of Antonius Felix (52-60 AD) who is mentioned in Acts 26. He was procurator of Judea at the beginning of Paul’s imprisonment.
5: Porcius Festus
Porcius Festus (59-62 AD) is mentioned in Acts 26 as the Roman governor of Judea who replaced Felix during the time of Paul’s imprisonment.
6: First Jewish Revolt
This is a Bronze Prutah minted during the First Jewish Revolt (66-73 AD), as war propaganda supporting the cause for independence.
The period these coins were minted are: Bronze prutot from Pontius Pilate Year 29 AD. Antonius Felix Year 52 AD, the Widow’s Mite (Hasmonean) 76-95 AD mentioned in the new Testament Mark 12. Herod the Great year 4 AD, Herod Agrippa 46 AD, and the First Jewish Revolt (Year 2) year 68 AD.
Biblical Holy Land of Judea
This 6 coin collection of authentic Biblical coins from Judea were all in circulation in Jesus time. Judean bronze coins were the most common but other coins also were in use in this period. From the Selucids of Syria, Nabataeans of Jordan, along with various Roman coins.
These biblical Jewish coins were minted around Jesus time by governors that are mentioned in the book of Acts 24.
The clear plastic display stand as shown.
A booklet explaining each of the coins.
The certificate of authenticity for the coins and all required documents for export.
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.