Money of the Bible: Ancient coin of Valerius Gratus 15 AD.
This Biblical AE prutah coin of the Jewish Procurator Gratus on Judea under Tiberius was a daily currency in Jesus time.
- Side A:
Inscritp “TIB/LB” (TIB-Tiberuis) (LB is the year 2-15/16 AD) between two horns of crossed cornucopias.
- Side B:
“KIA CAP” (Caesar) within wreath branch.
Valerius is one of the Roman Governors who ruled over the Holy Land during the first century. This was when Jesus was a child in Nazareth and when He was teaching in Jerusalem.
And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was on him.
Shipped from Israel with certificate of authenticity by Authorized Dealer by the Israeli Antiquities Authority.