Coin of Pontius Pilate – Coins of The Bible


Coins Mentioned In The Bible

This bronze prutah was minted under the reign of Pontius Pilate, who ruled as the Roman procurator of Judea from 26 to 36 A.D.

This is the same Pilate who tried Jesus at Jerusalem and turned him over to be crucified because of political pressure.

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Ancient Coin Mentioned in The Bible Pontius Pilate.

Authentic bronze prutah (small denomination) of Pontius Pilate (26-36 A.D.)

Good Condition.

Side A: Libation ladle with inscription, “Tiberias Cesar” and the date
Side B: Three ears of grain (outer ones drooping)

This Pontuis Pilate coin was used as the small change during the time of Jesus’ crucifixion. This follows the second commandment by not using human images. Pilate, however, used pagan symbols on these coins; either the lituus (a wand used by an augur for divination), or a libation ladle (used for libation offerings to pagan deities).

Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.

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.

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 4 × 4 × 4 cm