Medieval coin cache found in Bulgaria

Published on August 27th, 2012 | by Admin

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A large cache of medieval coins have been found at the holy rock city of Perperikon in Bulgaria.

The gold coins are from the 14th century while the silver ones are from the end of the 13th century.

The coins have been found dispersed in what has been used as a toilet hole with a 2-meter diameter, leading the experts to believe that they were hidden and buried during the Ottoman invasion of the area. Such treasures were usually placed in clay pots or similar vessels and then concealed, while for the latest find it is believed that the coins were put in some sort of a purse, which has decomposed over the years.

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