It was the lowest and smallest bronze currency in Jesus time,
Read the biblical story of Jesus Christ and the poor widow in the gospels of Mark 12:41-44 and Luke 21:1-4.
Although this coin is small and unimpressive, it is a constant reminder of Jesus’ message. God values the heart and sacrifice of a person, not the outward standards of people.
This Jewish second temple coin was minted by Alexander Jannaeus in the Hasmonean period during the war of the maccabees.
Ruler: Alexander Jannaeus.
Date: 95-76 B.C.
The Widow’s Mite Coin: is
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