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Golden Horde Treasure Found in Sviyazhsk
13.09.2010 00:00
Golden Horde Treasure Found in Sviyazhsk

Archeologists have come across a valuable find in the town of Sviyazhsk.
      Participants of archeological excavations have unearthed 79 ancient coins on the site of building of an apartment house, which is under construction in Rozhdestvenskaya Square now.
      Most of the coins date back to the14th century, i.e. the Golden Horde epoch. They have also found a 15th century coin from Tver in the pit.
      In the central part of the town there even occur finds dating back to the middle of II thousand BC (about 3500 years ago) research workers of the State History, Architecture and Arts Museum Island Town of Sviyazhsk. - There also exist archaeological materials that speak about the subsequent occupation of the present monument with proto-Finnish tribes during the Early Iron Age (over 2000 years ago).


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