“The Widow’s Mite” Coin in Olive Wood Box


The Widow’s Mite coin in an engraved presentation olive wood gift box.


The Widow’s Mite coin from Jesus time in a olive wood box.

Presentation gift box engraved with ‘Hasmonean Jewish coin 103BC – 37 AD the widow’s mite coin Jesus time’.

The lowest value 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 offering in 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)

An excellent biblical gift from the Holy Land.

Family heirloom and investment.

Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.

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Dimensions 5 × 5 cm


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