The excavated gold coins

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Youths Discover 1000-year-old Gold Coins During Excavation in Israel

A group of youngsters uncovered 1000-year-old gold coins during an archaeological excavation in Israel. The coins - 425 in all - were made of 24-carat gold. Reportedly, the coins were buried in a clay vessel, affixed with a nail for protection. "It was very exciting to find such a special and ancient treasure," said Oz Cohen, one of the youths who found the coins.

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 04:26 PM / by Masumi Shah

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