Ancient Biblical AE 4 Prutot of Herod the Great 37 B.C.

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  • Sold Date: Apr 10, 2009
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Ancient Biblical Bronze 4 Prutot struck by Herod I, the Great in 37 B.C. 20mm (3.60 Grams)

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the King ...-- Matthew 2:1 Herod was made king in 40 BC by a declaration of the Roman Senate and the approval of Octavian.

Obv. Crested helmet flanked by date and monogram flanked in field left and right, legend around.

Rev. Shield with decorated rim

Hendin 487