HUNDREDS OF ROMAN GOLD COINS FOUND IN THE OLD THEATER CELLAR

Dec 2019
11
Poland
Coins Found
Archaeologists are investigating where old Roman coins were found at the site of a former theater in northern Italy.
Coins attached to 300 of them, delivered from the late Roman era and were found in a soapstone jug in the basement of the Cressoni Theater in Como north of Milan.


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"We don't know the historical and cultural significance of the find yet," said Culture Minister Alberto Bonisoli in a press release. "But this area turns out to be a real treasure for our archeology. A discovery that fills me with pride. "


Whoever put the pitcher in this place "buried it in such a way that in case of danger he could go quickly take" - access Maria Grazia Facchinetti, a numismatist, expert on rare coins - at a Monday press conference.


"They were arranged in government similar to today's in the bank" - up, adding that the coins have engravings about the emperors Honorius, Valentinian III, Leon I, Antonio and Libio Severo, so they do not exceed 474 not applicable "
"The collected material suggests that it was not a bank deposit and private property," download Facchinetti.


Archaeologists have also found a golden bar inside the jar.
The coins were discovered last week, according to the ordinance of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, the coins were transferred to the laboratory of the Mibac restaurant in Milan, where they are examined by archaeologists and conservators.

photos of the find: Setki rzymskich złotych monet znalezionych w piwnicach starego teatru
 
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Feb 2011
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Brilliant report and great photo in situ of a fascinating find, buried at the very end of the Roman Empire in the West! :)