The Widow’s Mite Coin – The Poor Widow’s Offering Luke: 21.
Widow’s Mite Coin
In the time of Jesus, many Jewish people preferred to use old Jewish coins minted during the reign of the Hasmonean kings rather than using freshly minted Roman coins. The smallest of these Hasmonean coins was the bronze lepta of Alexander Jannaeus. They feature an anchor on the obverse and a star on the reverse.
They are found in a excavations in Israel.
Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities. Located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.