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Israeli authorities foil ancient Roman coin smuggling attempt

Israeli authorities foil ancient Roman coin smuggling attempt

Customs authorities foil attempt to smuggle 53 historical coins dating from Roman period.Ido Ben Porat, 19/02/2017 15:21
New coin depicts Lady Liberty as black woman

New coin depicts Lady Liberty as black woman

Commemorative coin will depict Lady Liberty as a black woman, US Mint says coin will be first in a series of coins depicting minorities.Chana Roberts, 14/01/2017 18:15
Archaeologists Uncover Gold Treasure Near Herzliya

Archaeologists Uncover Gold Treasure Near Herzliya

One of the largest gold treasures ever to be discovered in Israel was uncovered last week at an archaeological dig near Herzliya.Chana Ya'ar, 08/07/2012 13:59
6th Grade Students Collect 6 Million Pennies

6th Grade Students Collect 6 Million Pennies

Inspired by award-winning documentary Paper Clips, students collect 6 million pennies to commemorate six million Jews murdered in Holocaust.Rachel Hirshfeld, 23/04/2012 15:03
A Shekel That Is Worth Twice as Much as Gold

A Shekel That Is Worth Twice as Much as Gold

The Bank of Israel’s limited mint of gold bullion coins has been fetched up by collectors and now is worth twice their weight in gold. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 26/03/2012 16:57
Exhibit: Temple Mount Coins

Exhibit: Temple Mount Coins

A very special exhibition opens in Jerusalem, revealing to the public all of the ancient coins uncovered at the foot of the Temple Mount.Hana Levi Julian, 05/11/2009 15:35