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WIDOW’S MITE OF ALEXANDER JANNAUS
A bronze prutah of Alexander Jannaeus “widow’s mite”, 103-76 BC, set in 18K Gold Pendant.
Obv: Anchor surrounded by Greek inscription AΛEΞANΔOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ (of King Alexander).
Rev: Eight pointed star within diadem; between the rays, paleo-Hebrew inscription (Yehonatan the King).
Ref: See Meshorer Y, A Treasury of Jewish Coins, Group K. Page 209.