The rare cache found on site at Caesarea Maritima. Yaniv Berman, courtesy of the Caesarea Development Corporation

Hanukkah Gelt 900-year-old Cache of Gold Coins Found in Ancient Israeli City of Caesarea

Treasure was likely hidden before Crusaders seized the city from Muslim Caliphate in 1101. Owner may have been a local trader killed in the massacre of Caesarea’s population by conquering Christians

Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a cache of rare coins and a gold earring that were likely hidden away more than 900 years ago, just before the Crusaders conquered the ancient city of Caesarea and...

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