Widow's Mite - Judean Prutah (103-76 BC). Bronze prutah or lepton of Alexander Janneaus, king of Judaea, minted ca. The "widow's mite" mentioned in the Gospels of Mark and Luke - Jesus' parable about a poor widow who gave two mites. Quietly and without care to be observed. This was in contrast to the rich Pharisees who would give their gold and silver (only a small portion of what they had) to the poor only when it could be observed by others and bring them honor or acclaim.
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