(CHRISTIAN HEADLINES) – An 11-year-old girl in Jerusalem uncovered a silver shekel coin that archeologists believe could have been minted by a priest in the Temple Mount 2,000 years ago.
The discovery of the coin was made by Liel Krutokop, who was sifting through dirt during a family-friendly "archaeological experience" in collaboration with the City of David and Emek Tzurim National Park in Jerusalem.
"We poured the bucket with the dirt on the strainer, and as we filtered the stones that were inside, I saw something round," Krutokop said. "At first, I did not know what it was, but it looked different from all the other stones … I was very excited."
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