Four tonnes of ancient coins found in China

Published on December 23rd, 2010 | by Admin

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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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