Short Video Presentation: Recent Six Kilo Find of Fatimid Gold Coins is “a Scientific, Cultural Treasure”

The recent discovery of 2000 gold coins from the Fatimid Period has received world wide media coverage. The following three minute video presentation summarizes the coin findings as well as conveys the feelings of Dr. Robert Kool, curator of coins at the Israel Antiquities Authority.

For a detailed piece and photos about this Fatimid treasure find please see Phys.org’s article Largest Find of Medieval Gold Coins.

Also of interest: Discovery of Fatimid Glass in a Byzantine Shipwreck.

Date posted: March 25, 2015.

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3 thoughts on “Short Video Presentation: Recent Six Kilo Find of Fatimid Gold Coins is “a Scientific, Cultural Treasure”

  1. A historical find to help in studying Fatimid era specially and Islamic rule in medieval times. Also it will help in studying the trade in that time.

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