Coins used in Jesus time – Set of Six in a presentation stand with illustrated booklet.
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: Hasmonean 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 coin which was minted in Jerusalem.
4: Antonius Felix.
This is the bronze coin 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. The First Jewish Revolt.
This is a coin minted during the First Jewish Revolt (66-73 AD), as war propaganda supporting the cause for independence.
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 6 coins.
Comes with a certificate of authenticity for the coins and all required documents for export.
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.