Bronze coin of Pontius Pilate, the Roman procurator of Judea from Jesus’ trial.
This bronze prutah was minted under the reign of Pontius Pilate. He ruled as the Roman procurator of Judea from 26 to 36 A.D. This is the same Pilate who tried Jesus at Jerusalem. Turning him over to be crucified because of political pressure.
This exact coin was found on the eyes of the image in the Shroud of Turin from NASA images. Indicates that the person in this image was buried during the time of Pilate. This coin was used as the small change during the time of Jesus’ crucifixion.
A great coin with such important connections with the New Testament and Jesus!
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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.