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The oldest mention of Jesus - on coins

December 2 2005

A curious artifact was discovered during excavations near the Israeli town of Tiberias. According to archaeologists, they found an ancient coin with the image of Jesus Christ.

Anne de Vinkans, an archaeologist: "On one side depicts Christ on the other - the inscription" Jesus Christ - King of Kings. " In Israel, we found a coin for the first time. "

Scientists believe a coin minted in Constantinople in the VI century. Most likely, she was brought to Israel Christian pilgrims, or even Knights Crusaders, reports NTV

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