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Herodian Dynasty

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Herod Antipas, Tetrarch of Galilee and Perea, 4 B.C. - 39 A.D.

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Pontius Pilate sent Jesus to Herod for judgment. "Then he questioned with him in many words; but he answered him nothing...And mocking him, and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe, and sent him again to Pilate." (Luke 23:7-15)

All the coins of Antipas are rare and very rare in nice condition. They were minted with an inferior alloy that was particularly susceptible to corrosion and wear. The coins were minted in Tiberias, a capital city founded by Antipas c. 19 A.D. and named for Tiberius.
JD89738. Bronze half unit, Hendin 1208; Meshorer TJC 84; RPC I 4927; BMC Palestine p. 229, 2; SNG ANS -, F, light corrosion, light encrustations, weight 5.912 g, maximum diameter 18.6 mm, die axis 0o, Tiberias mint, 30 - 31 A.D.; obverse HPW∆OY TETPAPXOY (of Herod the tetrarch), TIBE/PIAC (Tiberias) in two lines, surrounded by wreath; reverse HPW∆OY TETPAPXOY (of Herod the tetrarch), palm branch, L - Λ∆ (year 34) across fields; rare; $400.00 (Ä340.00)


Judean Kingdom, Herod Agrippa I, 37 - 44 A.D.

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Agrippa was son of Aristobulus and Bernice, a grandson of Herod the Great. He spent his boyhood at the imperial court in Rome. His friend Caligula bestowed former territories of Philip and Herod Antipas. Claudius bestowed Judaea. He had James, the brother of John, executed (Acts 12:1-2) and imprisoned Peter (Acts 12:3-5).
JD89127. Bronze prutah, Hendin 1244, Meshorer TJC 120, RPC I 4981, F, off center, weight 2.339 g, maximum diameter 16.9 mm, die axis 0o, Jerusalem mint, 41 - 42 A.D.; obverse AΓPIΠA BACIΛEWC (King Agrippa), umbrella-like canopy with fringes; reverse three heads of barley between two leaves, flanked by L - ς (year 6); $14.00 (Ä11.90)


Judean Kingdom, Herod Agrippa I, 37 - 44 A.D.

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Agrippa was son of Aristobulus and Bernice, a grandson of Herod the Great. He spent his boyhood at the imperial court in Rome. His friend Caligula bestowed former territories of Philip and Herod Antipas. Claudius bestowed Judaea. He had James, the brother of John, executed (Acts 12:1-2) and imprisoned Peter (Acts 12:3-5).
JD89112. Bronze prutah, Hendin 1244, Meshorer TJC 120, RPC I 4981, Poor/Fair, weight 1.490 g, maximum diameter 17.2 mm, Jerusalem mint, 41 - 42 A.D.; obverse AΓPIΠA BACIΛEWC (King Agrippa), umbrella-like canopy with fringes; reverse three heads of barley between two leaves, flanked by L - ς (year 6); $2.00 (Ä1.70)











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