Ancient Jewish Coin The Widow’s Mite in Artistic Silver Frame
Ancient jewish coin Prutah the coin of the widow’s mite
Artistically decorated sterling silver 925 pendant with an authentic widow’s mite in the center.
The widow’s mite is a small bronze prutah (small denomination) of the Hasmonean period, first minted under Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BC). Has a star on the front and an anchor on the back with the name of Alexander Jannaeus in Hebrew. This coin in circulation for a long period of time and was used as the small change during Jesus’ time. This is the coin that Jesus would’ve been referring to in his parable of the Widow’s Offering in Luke 21.
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