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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
1203, Meshorer TJC
79, VF, Tiberias mint, weight
10.628g, maximum diameter
23.9mm, die axis
, 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
Catalog current as of Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
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