Gold Coins Discovered at the Foot of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during Hebrew University Excavati (image) The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Share Print E-Mail Caption Thirty-six gold coins were discovered in Hebrew University excavations at the foot of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The coins can be dated to the reigns of different Byzantine emperors, ranging from the middle of the fourth century CE to the early seventh century CE. Also found in the excavations were a 10-cm gold medallion etched with a Temple candelabrum, ram's horn and Torah scroll, as well as gold and silver jewelry. Credit Photo by Ouria Tadmor Usage Restrictions Must include credit info Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.