“Extremely rare” 1,850-year-old bronze coin found in waters off Israel’s coast – CBS News

Screenshot 2022-07-30 at 03-50-32 Extremely rare 1 850-year-old bronze coin found in waters off Israel's coast

World”Extremely rare” 1,850-year-old bronze coin found in waters off Israel’s coastJuly 26, 2022 / 12:43 PM / CBS/AFPIsraeli archaeologists on Tuesday displayed a rare and “remarkably well preserved” Roman-era bronze coin dating back 1,850 years, depicting the moon goddess Luna, the first such find in Israeli waters.The coin minted in Alexandria in present-day Egypt featuring the zodiac sign Cancer below Luna and the era’s Roman emperor, Antoninus Pius, on the other side, was discovered by archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority during explorations off Haifa in northern Israel.

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