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Swiss Farmer Unearths 4,000 Roman Coins

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Swiss Farmer Unerarths 4,000 Roman Coins - from Deutsche Welle/ dw.com

"A Roman-era hoard of more than 4,000 silver and bronze coins has been discovered in Switzerland. The ancient currency weighs about 15 kilos (33 pounds) and is in excellent condition.

Swiss archaeologists have thanked a fruit-and-vegetable farmer for uncovering a massive trove of 1,700-year-old silver and bronze coins.

He made the spectacular discovery back in July, when he spotted a molehill in his Cherry orchard, revealing many shimmering green coins.

The trove of more than 4,000 bronze and silver coins dates back to Ancient Rome and weighs 15 kilos (33 pounds). It was discovered in Ueken, in the northern canton of Aargau, and it took months of discreet excavations to unearth the find..."

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