Among the items recovered were Roman coins, coins from the Bar Kochba Revolt and gold coins from the early Islamic period.The coins mentioned would not be that old by some centuries or more. And the Bar Kokhba coins were minted in Israel. Either there is a misunderstanding about what the expert said, or he or she was referring to other coins in the hoard, not mentioned above.
According to an expert, it’s estimated that these ancient coins were minted in the 5th or 6th century BCE in Greece, Cyprus and Antalya, and are among the first in the world.
Cross-file under Numismatics.
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