Et in a 925 Solid Sterling Silver 19.5 mm Bezel. 925 Solid Sterling Silver 21.5 Chain Included. Circa 14 - 37 AD. Coin's Obverse: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS, laureate head of Tiberius right.
Coin's Reverse: PONTIF MAXIM, Livia, as Pax, holding long sceptre and olive branch, seated right on throne, single line below. Reference: RIC 26, RSC 16.
Please take a look at the photos - the actual item pictured. The Tribute Penny of the Bible. The tribute penny was the coin that was shown to Jesus when he made his famous speech Render unto Caesar... " The phrase comes from the King James Version of the gospel account: Jesus is asked, "Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not? " (Mark 12:14) and he replies, "bring me a penny, that I may see it (Mark 12:15).
The Greek text uses the word denarion, and it is usually thought that the coin was a Roman denarius with the head of Tiberius. The inscription reads "Ti[berivs] Caesar Divi Avg[vsti] F[ilivs] Avgvstvs" ("Caesar Augustus Tiberius, son of the Divine Augustus"), claiming that Augustus was a god.
The reverse shows a seated female, usually identified as Livia depicted as Pax. A fourree is a coin struck with a base metal core that has been plated with a precious metal to look like its solid metal counterpart. The term, derived from a French word meaning stuffed?Fourrees are most common in Roman Republican and early Imperial coins. During this period the purity of metal and weight was kept to a high standard so it is possible that mint expenses were offset by production of a percentage of these'special' pieces. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: Ancient\Roman: Imperial (27 BC-476 AD)". The seller is "sport_authority" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.