With its exotic setting, archaeological references, intercultural love story, and many chase scenes, THE SEVENTH COIN aspires to be a low budget INDIANA JONES. But it falls short, offering neither truly inspired spectacle nor a particularly compelling story.
Emil Saber (Peter O'Toole) visits his former colleague in Jerusalem and demands the seventh coin of King Herod to complete his collection. The coins have a terrible legacy--the previous owners of the other six coins all died--and Saber, finding his old acquaintance coinless, adds to it by
strangling the old man.
Meanwhile, Ronnie (Alexandra Powers), a American teenager, has her camera bag snatched wh...