Hiker finds rare 2,000-year-old gold coin in northern Israel

An Israeli hiker on a trip in the eastern Galilee region found a rare gold coin minted in Rome nearly 2,000 years ago, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Monday.

Lori Rimon, a member of the nearby Kibbutz Kfar Bloom, was with a group of seasoned hikers when she discovered the shiny object on the ground.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Hiker-finds-rare-2000-year-old-gold-coin-in-northern-Israel-447848

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