A BRONZE PRUTAH OF KING HEROD AGRIPPA I IN OLIVE WOOD BOX

A BRONZE PRUTAH OF KING HEROD AGRIPPA I IN OLIVE WOOD BOX


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Coins: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1314567

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Reign of Herod Agrippa I (37-44 CE)

Jerusalem Mint; Year 6 (42 CE)

Obverse: Royal canopy with fringes and inscription “of Agrippa the King”.

Reverse: Three ears of barley between two leaves with L ς (Year 6) in field.

Diameter: 17mm

Coin in extremely fine condition with natural green Holy Land patina.

Olive wood box, Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority

Bibliography:

Hendin, 1244

Meshorer, 120

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Agrippa I also called the Great (11 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, "Herod (Agrippa)". He was, according to Josephus, known in his time as "Agrippa the Great".