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Bible History: Gold Nero Coin Comes to Light in Jerusalem

"A rare gold coin depicting Roman emperor Nero was unearthed in archaeological excavations just outside the Old City of Jerusalem in Israel. The coin was found in the excavations of the Mount Zion Project, codirected by Shimon Gibson, Visiting Professor of Archaeology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and James Tabor, Professor of Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity at UNC-Charlotte. This Nero coin is especially significant because it was discovered on a scientific excavation, so its findspot is clear..." Browse here for the full article from Bible History Daily: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] This gold coin from the collection of the American Numismatic Society is from the same series as the Nero coin found by the Mount Zion Project in Jerusalem. Photo: American Numismatic Society.[/caption]
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