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Home > Catalog > Judean & Biblical Coins > Herodian Dynasty > Herod Antipas > JD40717
Herod Antipas, Tetrarch of Galilee and Perea, 4 B.C. - 40 A.D.
Pontius Pilate sent Jesus to Herod for judgment. "Then he questioned with him in many words; but he answered him nothing..And mocking him, and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe, and sent him again to Pilate." (Luke 23:7-15)

All the coins of Antipas are rare and very rare in better than poor condition. They were minted with an inferior alloy that was particularly susceptible to corrosion and wear. The coins were minted in Tiberias, a capital city founded by Antipas c. 19 A.D. and named for Tiberius.
JD40717. Bronze full denomination, Hendin 1203, Meshorer TJC 79, VF, Tiberias mint, weight 10.628g, maximum diameter 23.9mm, die axis 0o, 29 - 30 A.D.; obverse HPΩ∆OY TETPAPXOY, palm frond upright with slight curves, L - ΛΓ (year 33) across fields; reverse TIBE/PIAC (Tiberias), inscription in two lines, surrounded by wreath; well centered; very rare; SOLD

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Herod Antipas