Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Ancient Gold Coins Discovered Under Floor of Crusader Castle

Israeli archeologists this week discovered one of the largest gold stockpiles ever found while digging in an ancient castle that hosted some of the major battles of the Crusades.

The cache — discovered in a broken pottery vessel hidden under a floor tile — contained 108 gold coins which archeologists have estimated to be worth over . . .

Read more at Time Magazine

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