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Gold Coins found

It’s amazing what you can find! These unbelievable discoveries of 2008 make it exciting to be a collector, and for many of these lucky finders, provide quite a nice cash reward as well. Maybe it is finally time to dig your old metal detector out of the closet (doesn’t everybody have one of those?) and think about building some extra income this year – with some kind of awesome discovery! Avast, matey, buried treasure!

1. Gold Coins found in Jerusalem

Lost Gold Coins

Lost gold coins can turn up in the strangest of places. They've been found by passers-by lying in a farmers field and even like the gold coin in the picture, buried in the foundation of an old house in Avalon County, Newfoundland, Canada.

The Thai baht

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The Thai baht is the official currency of the Kingdom of Thailand; its currency symbol is ฿ and its ISO code is THB.  The Thai baht is one of the most popular trading currencies in the world and each baht is divided into one hundred satang.  The Bank of Thailand has responsibility over the currency including its standards and issuance.  The Thai baht is one of the more popular trading currencies offered by forex brokers.

Ancient Roman Coins

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The Roman currency during most of the Roman Republic and the western half of the Roman Empire consisted of coins including the aureus (gold), the denarius (silver), the sestertius (bronze), the dupondius (bronze), and the as (copper). These were used from the middle of the third century BC until the middle of the third century A.D.