Coins of Bible Days
Procurators King of Judea from AD 41 to 44
Agrippa I, was the son of Aristobulus and Berenice and was a grandson of Herod the Great. Agrippa spent much of his boyhood at the Imperial court in Rome. His friend, Emperor Caligula, granted him the former territories of his uncles Herod Philip II and Herod Antipas. Emperor Claudius later also added Judaea.
Mint of Jerusalem
Obverse: Royal fringed umbrella-like canopy, with the inscription ‘ΆΓΡΙΠΆ BACIΛEWC’ (‘King Agrippa’) in Greek.
Reverse: Three ears of barley between two leaves with year 6.
Made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.