A Numismatic Journey Through the Bible by Richard Plant

By Richard Plant

"A Numismatic trip throughout the Bible" is an try to carry the Bible to lifestyles in a brand new kind of method - through linking as many Biblical tales as attainable to cash, a lot of that are universal sufficient for us as a way to see, and infrequently to really personal. during this method the writer hopes to place readers involved with occasions that, even though they occurred decades in the past, can nonetheless have nice that means for us this present day. The chapters are written in Biblical order. The outdated testomony first, operating via to the publication of Revelation on the finish. different fabric, correct yet now not really a part of the Bible, is integrated in chapters among these dealing without delay with the Bible itself. each one coin is illustrated with approximate values given in GBP and US$ and the e-book is choked with a wealth of historical past information regarding the Bible, in a simple to learn kind compatible for every age.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Numismatic Journey Through the Bible PDF

Best antiques & collectibles books

High Art Down Home: An Economic Ethnography of a Local Art Market

How do artists, creditors, buyers, and curators whose lives and livelihoods are so in detail laid low with the valuation of artwork be able to take care of such an intangible marketplace? to reply to this question, Stuart Plattner eschews the spotlights and media-hype of glitzy long island galleries, and focuses as an alternative upon the extra localized, and lots more and plenty extra regular, international of the St.

Knives 2013: The World's Greatest Knife Book

Alive and kicking - the artistry of knives! In its thirty third version, the Knives annual ebook is extra suitable than ever. just like the customized knives it showcases, the publication ahs taken on a lifetime of its personal, turning into essential reference for knifemakers, lovers, creditors, day-by-day clients and purveyors. The world’s most interesting knives - even if daily hold items, hunters’, bushcraft and camp blades, or hugely adorned artistic endeavors - discover a domestic in Knives 2013.

Gun Digest Glock Assembly/Disassembly Instructions

This brief booklet teaches you ways to take aside and reassemble your Glock with self belief. due to transparent Assembly/Disassembly directions and crisp images - aided by way of gun professional J. B. Wood's sage suggestion - you will store a pricey journey to the gunsmith by means of gaining knowledge of your gun in and out!

Resplendence of the Spanish Monarchy Renaissance Tapestries and Armor from the Patrimonio Nacional

With the conquest of Granada in 1492, Ferdinand of Aragón and Isabelle of Castile turned the 1st rulers of all Spain. the invention of the recent global within the related yr placed them answerable for large, formerly untapped assets. whilst their Hapsburg grandson got here to the throne in 1516 as Charles I of Spain—later to control the Holy Roman Empire as Charles V—Spanish sovereignty accelerated nonetheless extra, for Charles introduced together with his as his paternal inheritance the duchy of Burgundy, together with the Netherlands the place he used to be born.

Additional resources for A Numismatic Journey Through the Bible

Sample text

Herod Philip is “Philip the Tetrarch”. Archelaus’ coins are all, except for B117, very like his father’s – with the addition of Coin B115, a double-prutah. B112 can easily be mistaken for B109 if the letters of “ETHN” on the reverse are not too clear! There does seem to be a nautical flavour about coins B112 to B116, and we must remember that Archelaus did hold Caesarea and the sea-coast. Coin B117 is different, with a lovely “Jewish” bunch of grapes on the obverse; but a helmet that looks very Macedonian on the reverse.

Of Ptolemy the King”. B58, another AR tetradrachm, comes from the reign of Ptolemy II, and is dated to his 31st year (254 BC). The minor marks indicate that this was minted in Ake-Ptolemais in Phoenicia. We note that on this coin the legend reads “Ptolemy the Saviour” rather than “Ptolemy the King”, a variation of title used on many Ptolemaic tetradrachms minted for Phoenician cities, making PTOLEMAIOU SOTEROS coins well worth looking out for if you happen to be a collector of Biblical coins 28 Between the Old Testament and the Gospels B58: VF £160 / $320 AR tetradrachm.

Ear of barley, “of Caesar” around. Rev. Date-palm. “Year 36” (of Augustus) = 6 AD B127: VF £30 / $60 AE prutah Judaea ”Year 39” = 9 AD under Ambibulus, 9-12 AD Next came Valerius Gratus, governor from 15 AD till the arrival of Pontius Pilate in 26 AD. Gratus’ prutahs are dated in years of Tiberius, 14 – 37 AD. He minted a number of types, B128 – B134; but his commonest, minted in “Year 4” (17 AD), “Year 5” (18 AD), and “Year 11” (24 AD), shown as B134, has on the obverse “TIB KAICAP” in a wreath; and on the reverse the name “Julia” on either side of a palm branch (see note on B186).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.20 of 5 – based on 11 votes