Judaean King Herod Agrippa I 37-44 AD AE17 Prutah Canopy / Barley 1.832g

Ancient Coins - Judaean King Herod Agrippa I 37-44 AD AE17 Prutah Canopy / Barley 1.832g
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Judean Kingdom, Herod Agrippa I, 37 - 44 A.D.
 
JD93861. Bronze prutah, Hendin 1244, Meshorer TJC 120, RPC I 4981, SNG ANS 252, Sofaer 153, aF, uneven strike with weak areas, porous, 1.832g, 17.3mm, 0o, Jerusalem mint, ΑΓΡΙΠΑ ΒΑCΙΛΕWC (King Agrippa), umbrella-like canopy with fringes; reverse three heads of barley between two leaves, flanked by L - ς (year 6)
 
Agrippa was son of Aristobulus and Bernice, a grandson of Herod the Great. He spent his boyhood at the imperial court in Rome. His friend Caligula bestowed former territories of Philip and Herod Antipas. Claudius bestowed Judaea. He had James, the brother of John, executed (Acts 12:1-2) and imprisoned Peter (Acts 12:3-5).
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