This bronze hand stuck coin was the lowest denomination during the time of Jesus. It took 400 of these to equal a silver shekel. It took 400 of these small hand struck coins to equal a silver shekel .This type of coin is what the widow offered when Jesus said "She gave the greatest contribution of all because she gave all she had." Recovered from the Holy Lands gives additional meaning to this historic coin. What a symbol of Christian faith!
- Denomination: Prutah or Lepton
- Obverse: Anchor
- Reverse: 8-spoked wheel
- Date: 103-76 BCE
- Mint: Judea
- Setting: Handcrafted in 14K gold. Neck wire sold separately
Certificate of Authenticity with the passage from the Bible is included.