A cauldron shaped Passover compendium from either Poland or the Ukraine and assessed at around $3 million, is one of several Judaica antiquities currently on display at J. Greenstein & Co.'s Auction House in New York.
Seldom-offered antiquities, fine art, rare documents and fine antiques are crossing the block at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ three-day sale Nov. 3-5. A seldom-seen selection of ancient pottery from
t's fascinating (but not surprising) to see the great response to our feature on affordable antiquities and the short article on Widow's Mites coins. Budget-wise collecting can be found on our side of the pond as well. Sales of Native American arrowheads are commonplace and most sell for just a few dollars.
Coins known as Widow's Mites were not Roman coins but were in fact true Judean coins and are named because of a story in the Bible about a poor widow woman who gave her last two lepton bronze coins to the treasury of the Jewish temple.