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Four tonnes of ancient coins found in China

An ancient kiln containing four tonnes of ancient copper coins has been found in China.

An ancient kiln storing several tons of copper coins dating back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279) was excavated in Hua County of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province on Dec. 22.

The kiln is 1 meter wide at the mouth, 2 meters wide at the belly and 3 meters deep. More than 20 kinds of copper coins were found in the kiln with a total weight of 3 tons.

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