1,100 years old 425 Islamic Gold Coins discovered in Israel

The Israel Antique Authority (IAA) announced the discovery of 425 gold coins that belonged to the Abbasid caliphate i.e. 1,100 years old.
The rare hoard containing 425 antique gold coins was uncovered by a teenage volunteer at an archaeological excavation in the center of the country.

Statement of IAA Director
The excavation Directors Liat Nadav Ziv and Dr. Ellie Haddad said the coins were buried by someone who expected he would be able to retrieve someday and it can also b assumed that this could also be a point to international trade carried out by the area’s residents.

In addition to this, it was also said that finding gold coins in such a large quantity is a rare thing. Nothing like this has been found before in archaeological excavations and gold has always been a valuable…


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