October 3, 2022

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Looted coin worth $1m returned to Israel after years-long hunt

BBC News

By Raffi Berg

September 15, 2022

It took nearly 20 years of dogged detective work and a trail which crossed continents before the case of the missing $1m relic could be closed.

“A cherished piece of history [is] finally going home,” said a US official at a ceremony marking the occasion.

That piece of history is a small silver coin rich in symbolism, minted during a Jewish revolt nearly 2,000 years ago.

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