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Attempt to smuggle valuable gold coins from Dubai is foiled

Three Jerusalem Arabs attempt to smuggle gold coins worth 2m NIS into Israel, are arrested.

Attempt to smuggle valuable gold coins from Dubai is foiled

Hasmonean-era coin, seal discovered in Jerusalem Arab's home

Coin embossed with Temple menorah; seal features ancient Hebrew lettering and image of olive-oil lamp.

Hasmonean-era coin, seal discovered in Jerusalem Arab's home

Rare, 2,000-year-old coin used for Temple upkeep found in Old City of Jerusalem

Very rare coin dating back to Temple times discovered during preservation work on the David Citadel.

Rare, 2,000-year-old coin found in Old Cityplayer

Buried treasure poses Holocaust puzzle for Hungary museum

Vast trove of antique and Roman-era coins unearthed in former Hungary wartime Jewish ghetto proves conundrum for historians.

  Buried treasure poses Holocaust puzzle for Hungary museum

Is this 'ancient' coin from 2015 or 2016?

Discovery believed to be Second Temple coin is actually Israel Museum souvenir, report says.

Is this 'ancient' coin from 2015 or 2016?

Israeli authorities foil ancient Roman coin smuggling attempt

Customs authorities foil attempt to smuggle 53 historical coins dating from Roman period.

Israeli authorities foil ancient Roman coin smuggling attempt

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.

New coin depicts Lady Liberty as black woman

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.

Archaeologists Uncover Gold Treasure Near Herzliya

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.

Inspired by ‘Paper Clips’ Students Collect 6 Million Pennies

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.

A Shekel That Is Worth Twice as Much as Gold

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.

New Exhibit: 2,000 Year-Old Temple Mount Coins