Monday, November 7, 2016

Students Find 1,200-year-old Coin In Dig

How exciting is this?! Itay Blumenthal recently reported that students from an Upper Galilee military preparatory school found a gold coin dating back to the early Islamic period from the years 776-777 CE, which happened to bear an Arabic inscription declaring belief in one god and the name of the prophet Mohammad. 

The gold coin (Photo: Omer Zidan)

Check out the full article HERE that also includes a video from the discovery. 

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