The Widow’s Mite coin from Jesus time.
The Lowest Value Jewish coin used in Jesus time.
The Widow’s Mite coin is a small bronze prutah of Alexander Jannaeus (76-103 B.C.) from the Hasmonean Period. This coin was used in Jesus’ time as small change. Is illustrated in Jesus’ parable of the widow’s pr the poor women offering in the temple Luke 21.
He looked up and saw rich people putting their gifts into the treasury; He also saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. He said, “Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them; for all of them have contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty has put in all she had to live on.” (Luke 21:2-4)
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