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Historically Important Biblical Roman Bronze Coin, AD


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Coins: Pre AD 1000: Item # 862305
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Directly from Jerusalem, ancient biblical historically important bronze coin "Prutah of Pontius Pilate. Minted in 30 AD.

(Minted the very year of Christ’s Crucifixion & Resurrection)

Pilate was the only procurator to mint coins with symbols offensive to the Jews. This coin has a libation ladle (simpulum) on the reverse, which is a fairly frequent symbol from the Roman religion of the time, the simpulum was a utensil used by the priests during their religious ceremonies

Found in Jerusalem

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