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Rare Cache of Silver Coins Dating to the Hasmonean Period Discovered in Modi‘in

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bO-r4HGA1tc[/youtube]   A hoard of silver coins dating to the Hasmonean period (126 BCE) was exposed in April in an archaeological excavation the Israel Antiquities Authority is currently conducting near Modi‘in, [Modi’in is located 22 miles southeast of Tel Aviv and 19 miles west of Jerusalem] with the participation of local youth. The excavation is being carried out […]

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