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Herod Agrippa Ancient Coin I

Bronze Jewish Coin Herod Agrippa 41 AD – 42 AD   Material: Bronze Denomination: Prutah Ruler: Herod Agrippa I Date: 41/42 AD (Year 6) Mint: Jerusalem Small bronze coin was minted in the sixth regnal year of Herod Agrippa I, and was minted only in Jerusalem. This coin includes the name “Agrippa” in Greek as well […]

The Widow’s Mite

Jesus Time Bronze Jewish Coin The Widow's Mite in Gold

The Widow’s Mite What we call the “Widow’s Mite” is actually a bronze prutah (small denomination) from the Hasmonean period, minted under Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 B.C.). This is an interesting coin which on one side has a design of star with paleo-Hebrew characters in between the rays which spell out the Hebrew name of Alexander […]