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Gold coins found at Israel Crusades site

Reuters: A 1,000-year-old hoard of gold coins has been found at a Crusader battleground, Israeli archaeologists say. The 108 coins are part of one of the biggest collections of ancient coins discovered in Israel.

The gold coins weigh a total of around 14 ounces (400 grams). Some were minted 2 centuries earlier in Egypt.