TWO BRONZE PRUTOT OF HEROD AGRIPPA I SET IN 14K GOLD EARRINGS
Please refer to our stock # E.12 when inquiring.
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)
Coins in extremely fine condition with natural patina present. Set in 14K gold earrings in Jerusalem.
Weight: 10.95g; Diameter: 18 mm
Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
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 BCE – 44 CE), 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, in the Bible. He was, according to Josephus, known in his time as "Agrippa the Great".