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Monday, November 7, 2011

Ancient Coin Review 29 : Pontius Pilate - Jesus Christ Era prior to crucifiction event

This is a coin from Pontius Pilate era. Pontius Pilate was a Roman governor during the time of Jesus pbuh. He was the one who convicted Jesus of sedition and ordered him for crucifiction.

This perutah features three stalks of barley (two drooping) with the Greek legend IOULIA KAICAROC on the obverse, and a simpulum (ladle) with the Greek legend TIBERIOU KAICAROC ("Of Tiberius, Caesar") on the reverse. There is a date LIS ( year 16 = 29 CE). This means thic coin is in circulation during the active ministry of Jesus pbuh.

Coin Specs

Item : Prutah of Pontius Pilate
Date : LIS ( Year 16 = 29 CE)
Dim :15 mm
Weight : 1.58gm
Denom : Prutah
Metal : AE
Rarity : R
Purchased Price : USD

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