A SET OF TWO PRUTOT OF PONTIUS PILATE WITH OLIVE WOOD BOXES


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Pontius Pilate as Procurator of Judaea under Tiberius (26-36 CE)

Coin 1:

Minted Year 16 (29 CE)

Obverse: Three bound ears of barley surrounded by IOVLIAC KAICAPOC.

Reverse: Simpulum surrounded by TIBERIOY KAICAPOC LIV.

Diameter: 15.1 mm; Weight: 1.50 g

Coin in very fine condition

Bibliography:

Hendin, 648

SNG ANS 367

Coin 2:

Minted Year 17 (30 CE)

Obverse: Lituus surrounded by TIBERIOY KAICAPOC.

Reverse: Date surrounded by wreath.

Diameter: 15.8 mm Weight: 2.16 g

Coin in very fine condition.

Bibliography:

Hendin, 649

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

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Pontius Pilate ruled Judaea as a procurator of Rome under the emperor Tiberius from 26-36 CE. In this time he rule was generally seen to be harsh and unyielding. So much so that the end of his reign of the direct result of his being recalled to Rome to give an account of his actions while procurator.

The most famous of these draconian ruling is the execution of Jesus Christ believed to have occurred in the later half of the reign of Pontius Pilate. “When morning came, all the chief priests and elders of the people plotted against Jesus to put Him to death. And when they had bound Him, they led Him away and delivered Him to Pontius Pilate the governor.†(Matthew 21: 1-2)