These ancient Widow's Mites are certified by NGC. These pieces are over 2,000 years old and have been preserved in exceptional quality. The Widows Mite is best known for its mention in the Old Testament in the story of the Poor Widow who gave "all she had." Preaching in the temple, Jesus watched rich men put pieces of silver into the collection bin. Then he saw an old woman deposit two "mites." He observes that "this poor widow has put in more than all those who have given to the treasury; for they all put in out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all that she had, her whole livelihood." These ancient coins makes a great Holiday Gift!