Israel dating on coins
One or two of the gold coins were equivalent to the annual salary of a simple farmer, so it appears that whoever deposited the cache was rich or involved in commerce. They had been minted farther north, in the city of Tyre, and bear the images of the king, Antiochus VII and his brother Demetrius Israeli, stated Avraham Tendler, director of the excavation on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority.Maybe one day they had enough, though, and participated in the first revolt against the Romans, that broke out in 66 CE.
With the financial backing of the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation, some US million has been invested in uncovering hidden treasures under the ground and in the sea."He buried his money in the hope of coming back and collecting it, but was apparently unfortunate and never returned.