Hiker finds rare gold coin in Israel

By March 15, 2016Hike

What’s the coolest treasure you’ve ever found while hiking? No matter what it is, I bet Laurie Rimon just beat it. Recently while hiking in eastern Galilee, Rimon stumbled upon a 2,000-year old gold coin with the face of a Roman emperor, so rare that only one other such coin is known to exist. 

This discovery has created quite the mystery. First, why such a valuable coin just lying in the grass in the open? Second, what was it doing around the Sea of Galilee?

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