Archaeologist shows four pure gold coins discovered in a small pottery jug at the archaeological rescue excavation in the Old City of Jerusalem, on November 9, 2020. (Menahem Kahana/AFP)
AFP Monday 09 November 2020
Israeli archeologists have discovered four pure gold coins in Jerusalem’s Old City that were minted more than 1,000 years ago, a rare find from an era of political upheaval in the region.
A small pottery jug with four pure gold coins found inside it by the Israel Antiquities Authority are displayed at the archaeological rescue excavation site in the Old City of Jerusalem, on November 9, 2020. (Menahem Kahana/AFP)