600 Kilos Roman coins found in Spain

The machinery of works being carried out in the Seville town of Tomares, Spain, has brought to light on 19 Roman amphorae containing 600 kilos of bronze coins of the fourth century: a finding that archaeologists considered unique in Spain and perhaps worldwide.

600 Kilos Roman coins found in Spain

The bronze coins dating back to the end of III – beginning of IV century AD. They were found in amphoras to which workers accidentally stumbled during repair works in the city of Seville Tomares under.

Head of Archeology Museum of Seville Ana Navarro refused to name the possible value of the findings, noting only that they cost a few million euros.

The coins depict Roman emperors Maximian and Constantine. Based on their appearance, the coins are not in circulation. As the researchers believe, money intended to pay soldiers and civil employees. It is also noted that some coins could have been plated.

All the works are suspended now scientists are studying it in place of the treasure found.

Rome conquered the Iberian Peninsula in 218 BC and the rules before the start of the V century BC, when the territory of modern Spain and Portugal came the Visigoths.

600 Kilos Roman coins found in Spain

600 Kilos Roman coins found in Spain

600 Kilos Roman coins found in Spain

600 Kilos Roman coins found in Spain

600 Kilos Roman coins found in Spain

600 Kilos Roman coins found in Spain

600 Kilos Roman coins found in Spain

600 Kilos Roman coins found in Spain

600 Kilos Roman coins found in Spain

Source – Theguardian, Ancient-origins

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