THE HANDBOOK OF BIBLICAL NUMISMATICS

By Mel Wacks

 
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An expanded and updated version of the first book that introduced novice collectors and history buffs to ancient Jewish coins issued by Judaea and related coins of the Greeks, Romans, etc. that offer unique insights into Jewish, Christian and Islamic history in the Holy Land. These "Bible Coins" include coins of the Hasmoneans (Maccabees), Herodians (Herod the Great, et al), Procurators (Pontius Pilate, et al, First Revolt (Shekels, et al), Judaea Capta, Second Revolt (Bar Kochba), and coins associated with Jesus (“30 Pieces of Silver,” Tribute Penny and Widow’s Mite). The So-Called Coins on the Shroud of Turin are also discussed.


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