Ancient Gold Coins Discovered In Israel

Ancient Gold Coins Discovered In Israel

A hoard of 423 gold coins dating to the Abbasid dynasty was discovered at an archeological site in central Israel on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. The excavation is being done by the Israeli Antiquities Authority in an area that was once an industrial area during the Byzantine Period . The coins are said to be 1200 years old . Pool Photo by Heidi Levine/UPI