Ancient Greek and Roman Coins of the Bible Tribute Penny Widow’s Mite 30 Pieces

Ancient Greek and Roman Coins of the Bible Tribute Penny Widow’s Mite 30 Pieces

Learn about the many different coins that were described in the bible with this helpful video presentation of coins from the ANA.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUoR1Mhoz-8

Coins explored in the video and in the presentation:

  • Half Shekel of Tyre coin used by the ancient Jewish people to pay the yearly tax due on visits.
  • Widow’s Mite, a coin where the moral of the story is that giving or doing your best counts more, even though some could give more.
  • Tribute Penny coin of Roman emperor Tiberius, which was circulating during the lifetime and crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
  • Pontius Pilate coin, a local procurator, or ruler on behalf of the Roman empire before whom Jesus Christ was brought for his trial and crucifixion.

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Widow's Mite, Herod the Great, Half Shekel of Tyre
Famous Widow’s Mite coin explained, Herod the Great Birth of Jesus time coins, and the Famous Jewish Temple Tax Half Shekel of Tyre explained
Tribute Penny, Thirty Pieces of Silver and Pontius Pilate coins explained
Tribute Penny, Thirty Pieces of Silver and Pontius Pilate coins explained

Herod The Great, Alexander Jannaeus, Half Shekel of Tyre

Biblical coins related to people of the Christian and Jewish Faiths

Display of the famous biblical "Tribute Penny" of emperor Tiberius, the Shekel of Tyre known as the 30 Pieces of Silver Judas betrayed Jesus for, Pontius Pilate the Roman ruler whom Christ was crucified under and the first Byzantine gold coin featuring Jesus Christ.
Display of the famous biblical “Tribute Penny” of emperor Tiberius, the Shekel of Tyre known as the 30 Pieces of Silver Judas betrayed Jesus for, Pontius Pilate the Roman ruler whom Christ was crucified under and the first Byzantine gold coin featuring Jesus Christ.
Plaque Describing the Different coins such as the Tiberius Tribute Penny, Thirty Pieces of Silver, Phoenician Shekel of Tyre, Pontius Pilate and first appearance of Christ on coinage.
Plaque Describing the Different coins such as the Tiberius Tribute Penny, Thirty Pieces of Silver, Phoenician Shekel of Tyre, Pontius Pilate and first appearance of Christ on coinage.

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