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Old 03-04-2010, 06:15 PM   #1
peaceandlove
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Thumbs up Coins from Alexander the Great found in Syria

LUCKY GUY!

Years ago I heard the majority of the world's wealth is underground, besides the Vatican wealth! LOL

Coins from Alexander the Great found in Syria

By ALBERT AJI, Associated Press Writer 2 hrs 9 mins ago

DAMASCUS, Syria More than 250 silver coins dating back to the time of Alexander the Great were unearthed in northern Syria, a Syrian archaeologist said Thursday .

Youssef Kanjo, the head of archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Aleppo, said the coins were discovered two weeks ago in northern Syria when a local man was digging the foundations of his new home.

Continues and photo: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100304/..._ancient_coins
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