554 ancient coins discovered in India

Published on May 9th, 2009 | by Admin


In Rajura, India, Labourers working on the foundation of a building stumbled upon a copper pot containing 554 coins, possibly from the Mughal era (16th-18th century). 

554 coins were obtained from the copper pot. The cops later took the coins to a local jeweller in Virur who verified those to be made of gold and copper alloy. The combined weight of coins was around 2 kg. 

The cops have assumed that coins belong to the Mughal era, but verification by a numismatist is yet to be done. Police have notified the tehsildar, SDO and archaeological department about the discovery.

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One Response to 554 ancient coins discovered in India

  1. Vidya says:

    How much would one of this coins(as shown) cost???? I would like to know.

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