CNN: Rare 2,200-year-old gold coin found in Israel

"A rare gold coin dating back 2,200 years was discovered by a combined university research team in Israel, a top Israeli antiquities official said Thursday. ... The obverse, or 'head' of the coin, portrays Queen Arsinoe II Philadelphus. The reverse, or 'tail,' illustrates two "overlapping cornucopias decorated with fillets," according to the IAA."


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