Priceless pot of gold discovered in 13th century castle … and there may be more

and there may be more

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The 108 ancient coins, centre, form one of the biggest collections found in Israel, and were found in a ceramic pot buried beneath a tile floor of the clifftop coastal ruins at Arsuf, left and right. Professor Oren Tal, an archaeologist at Tel Aviv University, said: ‘It is a rare find. We do not have a lot of gold that had been circulated by the Crusaders.’

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