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Trade silver found at colonial fort in Michigan

A 250-year-old piece of trade silver has been found at the site of a fur-traders home in Colonial Michilimackinac in Michigan. According to Dr. Lynn Evans, curator of archaeology at Mackinac State Historic Parks, the triangle-shaped artifact has a small hole in it, which means it was likely part of an

Roman gold and silver coins discovered in Spain

Gold and silver Roman coins have been found at a copper mining site in Spain. The discovery is of "incalculable value and a milestone in the archeology of this mining area," according to the archeologists from Atalaya Mining, the company running the mine who found it. The discovery was reported by

Silver denarii cache found in Spain

A cache of 200 silver denarii dating back to the 1st century B.C. has been found in Spain. The 2,500-year-old Empúries site on the Costa Brava continues to provide surprises. The last three weeks of excavations, carried out by thirty students attending the 70th edition of Archaeology Course of Empúries, lead

Roman hoard of silver found in Scotland

100 silver pieces have been found in a Roman-era hoard in Scotland. More than 170 years ago, Scottish laborers clearing a rocky field with dynamite discovered three beautiful silver artifacts: a hand pin, a chain and a spiral bangle. But instead of looking for more treasures, they followed orders to turn

Silver jewelry cache found in Bulgaria

A cache of silver jewelry dating back to the 17th century has been unearthed in northwest Bulgaria. It notes that the silver treasure consisting of nearly a dozen female adornments dates back to the second half of the 17th century, and is very likely to have been hidden during the Chiprovtsi

Silver coins found in Bulgarian field

A man plowing a field in Bulgaria unearthed a pot of silver coins from the 16th - 18th centuries. A man has stumbled upon an earthen jar with about 90 silver coins from the 16th-18th century while plowing a field with a tractor in the town of Zahari Stoyanovo, Popovo Municipality,

2,300-year-old stash of silver found in Israeli cave

A spelunker exploring a cave in northern Israel came across a stash of silver jewelry hidden in the cave 2,300 years ago. Zakai was recently spelunking with his father and a friend, all of whom are members of the Israeli Caving Club, when Zakai spotted a shiny silver object in one