Bronze prutah of Herod Agrippa I
Ruler: Herod Agrippa I
Date: 41/42 AD (Year 6)
This small bronze Herod Agrippa coin was minted in the sixth reign year of Herod Agrippa I. This coin was minted only in Jerusalem. The coin includes the name “Agrippa” in Greek as well as three branches of wheat. These represent the third generation of the Herodian dynasty.
Herod Agrippa I was the grandson of Herod the Great. He ruled over the entire country of Israel and Northern Trans-Jordan. Unlike Herod’s sons, who had split apart the Herodian Kingdom.
In Acts 25-26, Paul is taken to Herod Agrippa I and put on trial. Paul used this trial to share the story of the Gospel. Putting the life of Jesus in the context of the Old Testament and Jewish tradition.
Agrippa I is also known for following in his grandfather’s footsteps by continuing massive building projects in Jerusalem. For example the Third Wall and the Temple Mount complex.
This is the promise our twelve tribes are hoping to see fulfilled as they earnestly serve God day and night. King Agrippa, it is because of this hope that these Jews are accusing me. (Acts 26:7)
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.
This Herod Agrippa coin ships 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.