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Old Dec 31, 2008, 02:58 AM   #31
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RE: CNN Producer called me for this story


The day before the story was covered on CNN & other world news agencies, a CNN reporter called me up to get some help on the coins and the archaeology of the excavation to get some background for his story. I missed the TV broadcast of the story.

I have the close-up high-resolution photos of this gold coin hoard for those who are interested to see the coins. They are very, very fine coins in near-perfect or perfect condition.

How exciting it must have been to find this hoard of no-less-than-GOLD(!) coins.

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B. Leon
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Old Jan 2, 2009, 06:09 AM   #32
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Hi Beast

Maybe its a good time to ask Salem about the composition of the Byzantine gold coins he has/had for sale and some group photos. If he has a lot of coins left it may well be worth a visit to him for some scholarly research before the rest of the hoard disappears into collections worldwide

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Old Jan 4, 2009, 08:08 PM   #33
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Hi Cameron
I am having 400 Gold Byzantine coins soon
thats bigger than the Israeli Hoard that covered all the news
all the best
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