Money of the Bible: Ancient coin of King Herod the Great 4 CE.
This Biblical AE 2 prutot 2.9 grams coin of the King Herod Great was currency in Jesus time.
Side A: inscritp ΉΡΩΔΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ’ (HEROD the KING) crossed with diadem.
Side B: Inscript Tripod table (showbread table) flanked with palm branches.
But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning in Judea in place of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there. Having been warned in a dream, he withdrew to the district of Galilee. Matthew 2:22
King Herod was a master builder is the first century such as the Second temple and Masada.
This coin was discovered on an archeological excavation in Jerusalem.
This genuine New Testament coin comes with a nice display Stand.
Shipped from Israel with certificate of authenticity by Authorized Dealer by the Israeli Antiquities Authority.