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Rare 2,200-year-old gold coin found in Israel

PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:57 pm
by silverpop
very nice find a 2,200 yr old rare gold coin , not in bad shape either

A rare gold coin dating back 2,200 years was discovered by a combined university research team in Israel, a top Israeli antiquities official said Thursday

more here on this story
http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/meast/08/ ... ml?hpt=Mid

Re: Rare 2,200-year-old gold coin found in Israel

PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:01 pm
by shimmy
cool find...
I'd be tempted to keep it if I found it... lol (jk)

Re: Rare 2,200-year-old gold coin found in Israel

PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:27 pm
by silverpop
true, the temping idea of keeping such a rare coin would be hard to fight off