Roman Archaeology (Miscellaneous)

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Construction Workers Stumble Across Old Pots With 1,300 Pounds Of Ancient Roman Coins Inside.​

The workers were digging a ditch to run electricity to a park when they came across these old-looking pots. These pots are actually called amphoras, and they were made during the time when Rome ruled much of Europe.​

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They cleared more of the dirt out that was surrounding the amphoras and discovered that they were full of what looked like coins!​


There actually turned out to be 19 of these amphoras in the area. All of them were full the brim with bronze Roman Empire coins.​


The coins date back to around the 3rd or 4th century A.D. The surprising thing is that researchers say that these coins were never in actual circulation.​

The coins date back to around the 3rd or 4th century A.D. The surprising thing is that researchers say that these coins were never in actual circulation.​


https://www.buzznicked.com/roman-coins-in-pots/
 

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That whole article doesn't seem to say where they were found.
 

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That whole article doesn't seem to say where they were found.
It mentioned Spain, but not sure where about in Spain. And the discovery will be displayed in Seville, so somewhere near there maybe.
 
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