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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Judean & Biblical Coins| > |Herodian Dynasty| > |Herod Antipas| > JD40717
Herod Antipas, Tetrarch of Galilee and Perea, 4 B.C. - 39 A.D.
|Herod| |Antipas|, |Herod| |Antipas,| |Tetrarch| |of| |Galilee| |and| |Perea,| |4| |B.C.| |-| |39| |A.D.|, Although he was not always sensitive to Jewish tradition, Antipas' coins carried no images, which would have violated Jewish prescriptions against idolatry. When Pontius Pilate, governor of Judea from 26 A.D. to 36 A.D., caused offense by placing votive shields in the Antonia palace at Jerusalem, Antipas and his brothers successfully petitioned for their removal.
JD40717. Bronze full denomination, Hendin 6234; RPC I 4922; Meshorer TJC 79; Meshorer AJC II p. 242, 5; BMC Palestine -; SNG ANS -, VF, well centered, green patina, Galilee, Tiberias (Israel) mint, weight 10.628g, maximum diameter 23.9mm, die axis 0o, 29 - 30 A.D.; obverse TIBE/PIAC (Tiberias) in two lines, surrounded by wreath; reverse HPWΔOY TETPAPXOY (of Herod the tetrarch), palm frond upright with slight curves, L - ΛΓ (year 33) across fields; very rare; SOLD










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