Skip to comments.Secret 'piggy bank' of 1,200-year-old gold coins discovered in Israel
Posted on 01/05/2020 9:15:38 AM PST by BenLurkin
The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA), which issued a release surrounding the findings, said the archaeologists were "surprised" when they made the discovery. The IAA added that the area in which the discovery was made was an "ancient industrial area" that was active for several hundred years.
The archaeologists said in the release that the gold coins could have been "a potters personal 'piggy bank.'"
Robert Kool, a coin expert at IAA, said one of the coins appears to date to the 8th or 9th century, between 786 and 809 A.D., during the reign of Caliph Harun al-Rashid.
In another part of the dig site, a wine production site was also discovered, related to the Persian period in the 4th to 5th century B.C.
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Woah! Thank You for posting. :)
That’s where I left my piggy bank when I was younger....
...one of the coins appears to date to the 8th or 9th century, between 786 and 809 A.D., during the reign of Caliph Harun al-Rashid. In another part of the dig site, a wine production site was also discovered, related to the Persian period in the 4th to 5th century B.C.
That’s how long the Zionists have been robbing the Falestinian Feofle./s
So that’s where i left them!
cool find- thanks for posting- love stories like this-
Pigs in Israel?
My piggy bank is one of Gru’s minions, so don’t judge ;)
Had to look it up. So your piggy bank is a twinkie with eye(s)
And they are NOT Palestinian coins!!!
Harun al-Rashid epithet "al-Rashid" translates to "the Orthodox", "the Just", "the Upright", or "the Rightly-Guided". Al-Rashid ruled from 786 to 809, during the peak of the Islamic Golden Age. He established the legendary library Bayt al-Hikma ("House of Wisdom") in Baghdad in present-day Iraq, and during his rule Baghdad began to flourish as a center of knowledge, culture and trade.
During his rule, the family of Barmakids, which played a deciding role in establishing the Abbasid Caliphate, declined gradually. In 796, he moved his court and government to Raqqa in present-day Syria.
A Frankish mission came to offer Harun friendship in 799. Harun sent various presents with the emissaries on their return to Charlemagne's court, including a clock that Charlemagne and his retinue deemed to be a conjuration because of the sounds it emanated and the tricks it displayed every time an hour ticked.
Portions of the fictional One Thousand and One Nights are set in Harun's court and some of its stories involve Harun himself. Harun's life and court have been the subject of many other tales, both factual and fictitious.
Some of the Twelver sect of Shia Muslims blame Harun for his supposed role in the murder of their 7th Imam (Musa ibn Ja'far).
A *piggy* bank would soil the coins.
. . . Much younger.
Considering that the coins are clearly marked, "126 BC :-)
My own piece of eye-rolling sarcasm was going to be:
So the conspiracy theories about the secret reserves of House of (((Rothschild))) Jew-Gold are correct after all, then? :P
(because I’m sure some SJW or some mouth-breathing white-supremacist has *ALREADY* put up blogs and/or YouTube videos to that effect)
I often wonder what happened to the person who hid the gold from those years.
He found out that “you can’t take it with you.”
I want my crusader reparations!
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