Rare Cache of Silver Coins Discovered-#GoXplrr

If you’re the person who stashed a cache of silver coins in a rock crevice near Modi’in in Israel, we have great news.Your coins have been found — only 2,140 years after you hid them.Archaeologists uncovered the coins in April during an excavation prior to the construction of a neighborhood.The coins, from the Hasmonean period, are “shekels and half-shekels that were minted in the city of Tyre and bear the images of the king, Antiochus VII, and his brother, Demetrius II,” said Avraham Tendler, director of the excavation, on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority.

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Source: Rare cache of silver coins discovered in Israel | Fox News

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