Judaea, Hasmonean Kingdom. Alexander Jannaeus (Yehonatan). Æ Prutah (2.59 g), 103-76 BC. Jerusalem. 'Yehonatan the King' (Paleo-Hebrew) between the rays of star with eight rays, all within diadem. Reverse: BAΣIΛEΩ[Σ AΛEΞANΔPO]Y, inverted anchor.
Hendin 1150; TJC grp. K.
Desert earthen green patina.
This coin is typically referred to as the Biblical Widow's mite. Mark 12:41-44.
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- Alexander Jannaeus (104-76 BC)
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- Aramaic inscription, Biblical Widow's mite. Mark 12:41-44