Saturday, June 18, 2016

The Modi'in coin collection?

NUMISMATICS: Israeli Coin Hoard May Be Ancient Coin Collection (CoinWeek). Well, sort of, but the headline is a little misleading. The successive dating of the coins points more toward an annual savings plan than a hobby.

Jeff Stark of CoinWorld also has a video about the recent find of the ancient coin collection in Modi'in (Modiin): Hidden hoard in Israel sheds light on wartime: Monday Morning Brief, June 13, 2016.

Background here.