Minted in 42 CE
Obverse: Umbrella type canopy " Royal Canopy" with fringes and inscription “of Agrippa the King”
Reverse: Three ears of barley between two leaves and inscription of the year (year 6 = 42 CE)
In Very Fine Condition.
Diameter: 21 mm; Weight: 6.26g
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Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.
David Hendin, “A Guide To Biblical Coins 5th Edition”, (Amphora Books, 2010), 553.
Agrippa I also called the Great (10 BC - 44 AD), King of the Jews, was the grandson of Herod the Great, and son of Aristobulus IV and Berenice. His original name was Marcus Julius Agrippa, and he is the king named Herod in the Acts of the Apostles. He was, according to Josephus, known in his time as "Agrippa the Great".