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1,500-year-old golden medallion unearthed in Denmark

A small collection of gold artifacts, including a medallion have been found by a local man and his sons on the Danish island of Lolland. Among the gold discovered was a so-called bracteate, a thin gold medallion worn as jewellery during the Germanic Iron Age. Archaeologists at Museum Lolland-Falster believe that

Early Christian medallion found in Bulgaria

A bronze medallion featuring Christian imagery has been found during excavations at Burgos Fortress in Bulgaria. The medallion in question is the second notable Early Christian artifact discovered in the Burgos (Poros) Fortress in 2015, after in the spring the local archaeologists found there a lead reliquary containing ashes from the

11th-century medallion found in stomach of baby shark

A baby shark caught in Malaysia was found to have an 11th-century medallion in it's stomach after a housewife was filleting it for lunch. It is believed to be a medallion worn by the Portuguese soldiers, presumably as a divine protection, during their conquests in this part of the world in the 16th

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