Temple Tax Coin from Jesus Time – Silver Shekel of Tyre


The silver shekel coin of Tyre was used for the temple tax in Jerusalem – Jesus time.

Good condition.

Display case included.

2 in stock


The Second Temple silver tax coin in Jerusalem.

This was at the time Jesus taught in the Second Temple. The money the Pharisees counted to Judas when he betrayed Jesus Christ.

And asked, “What are you willing to give me if I deliver him over to you?” So they counted out for him thirty pieces of silver. Matthew- 26:15

This silver shekel coin was known to be the most reliable of currencies during the first century, and is even mentioned in the New Testament. This is the coin that Judas received for betraying Jesus. Also the coin that the money changers at the temple were using.

Weight: 12 gram.
Display case included.

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

Shipped to you direct from the Holy Land.

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 1 kg
Dimensions 3 × 3 cm


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