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Ancient coin box with coins

Ancient coin box with coins

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In Hadrianopolis, today's Turkish city of Edirne, a set of almost 1,400-year-old coins was discovered in a ceramic jar. It is probably not a classic coin hoard - a depot, but rather a period "piggy bank", or a domestic treasure box.
750 years old treasure of bractheat

750 years old treasure of bractheat

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In Szprotawa, Poland, a treasure trove of medieval bracket coins from the second half of the 13th century was discovered during a rescue archaeological research. These are the so-called broad Silesian brakteats, which were originally stacked "in rollers" and then put into a tightly tied linen bag.
They went "to war" in Poland, discovered a treasure trove of gold coins

They went "to war" in Poland, discovered a treasure trove of gold coins

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Three detectorists searched for World War II remains in a forest near Szczecin in northwestern Poland. They were expecting some buttons, discarded items, maybe badges and maybe a few coins. But instead they came across an unprecedented hoard of American and Russian gold coins from the late 19th and early 20th centuries...
He found a unique Celtic iris, refused to sell it

He found a unique Celtic iris, refused to sell it

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Detectorist Michael Schwaiger discovered a Celtic gold coin with a star pattern in the middle in a cornfield on the banks of the Lech River near Denklingen, Bavaria. Only three other irises marked in this way are known, and this is the first and so far the only one with a verified discovery site.
They stole 2,100-year-old Celtic coins made of Bohemian river gold and melted them down

They stole 2,100-year-old Celtic coins made of Bohemian river gold and melted them down

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Four suspects have been arrested following the shocking theft of the largest Celtic gold hoard of the 20th century. They were to steal 483 Celtic gold coins dating back to 100 BC from the Celtic-Roman Museum in Manching, Bavaria. One of the perpetrators was carrying 18 gold bars in a plastic bag when he was arrested. It has now been confirmed that their composition exactly matches the Celtic coins.
Kentucky man finds treasure trove of gold dollar coins worth hundreds of millions

Kentucky man finds treasure trove of gold dollar coins worth hundreds of millions

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"This is the craziest thing ever: It's all $1, $20, $10 gold coins," the finder of an extremely valuable American Civil War-era treasure says in an excited voice in the video. The collection numbers more than 800 coins in excellent condition. A small portion are silver dollars, the vast majority are gold coins, including a rare 1863 Liberty Double Eagle and hundreds of U.S. gold dollars from 1850 to 1862. The hoard has been dubbed the "Great Kentucky Hoard", with a total value in the hundreds of millions...
Detectorist discovers 1,700-year-old hoard of Roman silver coins

Detectorist discovers 1,700-year-old hoard of Roman silver coins

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An amateur prospector with a metal detector stumbled upon a unique coin hoard near the town of Padea in the Romanian district of Dolj, about 150 km west of Bucharest on the Romanian-Bulgarian border. The hoard contained 1,168 Roman silver coins dating from the third century, when the area was wracked by heavy fighting.
A unique Roman gold coin of incredible value has been sold

A unique Roman gold coin of incredible value has been sold

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One of the two known gold coins of the quattrino type of Emperor Maxentius from around 308 AD, which depicts the rebuilding of the Temple of Venus in Rome, sold at auction for a huge sum on 2 November. Initial estimates ranged from $100,000 to $200,000, but the final price far exceeded expectations.

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