The Lowest Bronze ancient “Widow’s Mite” Jewish Coin from the Second temple Period
Authentic Ancient Jewish biblical scripture coin of the Widow’s Mite, cleaned, and in excellent condition
This coin was originally minted by Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BC), and was used for a long period of time. It has been found in excavations during the time of Jesus (1st century AD). Side A is a star with the paleo-Hebrew characters of Alexander Jannaeus (Johanan). Side B has an anchor to commemorate his conquest of cities on the coastal plain.his coin was mentioned in the bible in the Gospel of Luke: “All these people gave their gifts out of their wealth; but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.”
This is an excellent coin from the time of Jesus, mentioned in the New Testament! and its part of Zak Antiquities collection
And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury, and He saw also a certain poor widow putting in two mites. So He said, “Truly I say to you that this poor widow has put in more than all; for all these out of their abundance have put in offerings for God, but she out of her poverty put in all the livelihood that she had.” (Luke 21:1-4)
This Type of coin Discovered in Jerusalem area were it has been used in the Second Temple period.
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.
Shipped direct from the Holy Land.
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