The guide to the ancient silver Roman coin described in the bible brought before Christ
The Most Likely Candidates for the Silver Coin Described in the Bible under Mark 12:14-17
- Julius Caesar, died March 15th, 44 B.C.
- Augustus, Roman emperor who ruled 27 B.C. - 14 A.D.
- Tiberius, Roman emperor who ruled 14 A.D. - 37 A.D.
- Would have to have been minted during the lifetime or before the birth of Jesus Christ.
- Would be silver and of the Roman denarius denomination.
- Would have the portrait of the Roman ruler on it.
- Would have the word "Caesar" in the inscription on them
Examples of the Ancient Silver Roman coins that could be described as the biblical Tribute Penny
Article by Ilya Zlobin, world-renowned expert numismatist, enthusiast, author and dealer in authentic ancient Greek, ancient Roman, ancient Byzantine coins and beyond.
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