A Numismatic Journey Through the Bible by Richard Plant

By Richard Plant

"A Numismatic trip during the Bible" is an try to convey the Bible to lifestyles in a brand new type of manner - by means of linking as many Biblical tales as attainable to cash, a lot of that are universal sufficient for us as a way to see, and sometimes to truly personal. during this manner the writer hopes to place readers in contact with occasions that, notwithstanding they occurred many years in the past, can nonetheless have nice which means for us this day. The chapters are written in Biblical order. The previous testomony first, operating via to the e-book of Revelation on the finish. different fabric, proper yet now not truly a part of the Bible, is incorporated in chapters among these dealing at once with the Bible itself. each one coin is illustrated with approximate values given in GBP and US$ and the booklet is choked with a wealth of history information regarding the Bible, in a simple to learn sort appropriate for every age.

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Head of Caesar Augustus. Rev. Caius and Lucius Caesar. 55 The Gospel Story B139: Fine £45 / $90 AE “as” of Rome, 31 BC – 14 AD. Obv. Head of Augustus B140: VF £50 / $100 AE Antioch in Syria, dated 5/4 BC, naming Varus as Governor. Obv. Head of Zeus. Rev. Matthew chapter 2 we have the story of the Wise Men. ”, and he obviously suspects that they are referring to the Messiah. Herod’s religious advisers tell him that the Christ will be born in Bethlehem, so this is where he directs the men, telling them to come back and report to him, so that he can worship the Babe too!

I certainly can't. Helpful hint ONE Watch out for the box-shaped letter Kh on the first or second line of the “Inscriptional type”. This would indicate John Hyrcanus I. Helpful hint TWO Watch out for the the three letters N Th N on the first or second line, which would indicate Alexander Jannaeus. John Hyrcanus I and Alexander Jannaeus are by far the commonest rulers for this type. The “inscriptional” type is the commonest used by the Jewish High Priests of the Hasmonean Dynasty, who issued their coins in their own name, plus that of the “Community of the Jews”, who were probably a Council consisting mainly of Pharisees.

Rev. Caius and Lucius Caesar. 55 The Gospel Story B139: Fine £45 / $90 AE “as” of Rome, 31 BC – 14 AD. Obv. Head of Augustus B140: VF £50 / $100 AE Antioch in Syria, dated 5/4 BC, naming Varus as Governor. Obv. Head of Zeus. Rev. Matthew chapter 2 we have the story of the Wise Men. ”, and he obviously suspects that they are referring to the Messiah. Herod’s religious advisers tell him that the Christ will be born in Bethlehem, so this is where he directs the men, telling them to come back and report to him, so that he can worship the Babe too!

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