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Lot 3659
After 16 AD. Lugdunum mint. Obv: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS legend with laureate bust right. Rev: PONTIF MAXIM legend with female figure (Livia?) seated right holding sceptre and branch. RIC 26; BMC 34; RSC 16; Sear 1763. 3.68 grams. ("). This is the coin type traditionally believed to have been shown to Jesus in the temple, referred to in the Christian New Testament, and about which Jesus said Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and unto God the things that are God's (see Mark 12:17, Matthew 22:12 and Luke 20:25").


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