Sharona Schwartz for The Blaze
The Israel Antiquities Authority said Monday that the coin — minted by Emperor Trajan in 107 A.D. in homage to Roman Empire founder Emperor Augustus whose image is on the front of the coin — was the second such coin ever found in the world.
Until now, the only known ancient gold coin of this kind was located in the British Museum.
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