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In mint condition! Millions of pounds-worth of pristine 5th-century gold coins are found buried [tr]
UK Daily Mail ^ | September 9, 2018 | Charlie Moore

Posted on 09/10/2018 6:19:18 AM PDT by C19fan

A stash of fifth-century gold coins worth millions has been found buried in a pot under an Italian theatre.

Builders demolishing the former Cressoni theatre in Como were stunned to discover the cache last Wednesday.

The Roman coins will be examined and dated before ending up in a museum, officials said.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: albertobonisoli; coincollecting; coins; como; cressoni; epigraphyandlanguage; godsgravesglyphs; gold; italy; novumcomum; numismatics; rome; treasure
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WOW!! Those coins look new. Those coins are Solidus. Each Solidus contains 4.5 grams of gold.
1 posted on 09/10/2018 6:19:18 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Oops. I spilled my lunch. Let me get this cleaned up so you chaps can keep digging this hole.......


2 posted on 09/10/2018 6:21:28 AM PDT by Delta 21 (Splodeyhead is the only cure for MAGAphobia)
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To: SunkenCiv

ping


3 posted on 09/10/2018 6:22:46 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: C19fan

so that’s where I left them!..........................


4 posted on 09/10/2018 6:23:28 AM PDT by Red Badger (July 2018 - the month the world learns the TRUTH......Q Anon.......Timelines change. Aug 16)
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To: C19fan

Just wondering exactly what kind of an Italian theatre this was?


5 posted on 09/10/2018 6:23:56 AM PDT by Delta 21 (Splodeyhead is the only cure for MAGAphobia)
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To: BenLurkin; SunkenCiv

6 posted on 09/10/2018 6:24:03 AM PDT by Red Badger (July 2018 - the month the world learns the TRUTH......Q Anon.......Timelines change. Aug 16)
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To: Delta 21

I assume that the theater was built much later than the cache..................


7 posted on 09/10/2018 6:24:47 AM PDT by Red Badger (July 2018 - the month the world learns the TRUTH......Q Anon.......Timelines change. Aug 16)
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To: C19fan

The irony and lesson is that whoever the final owner was, he accumulated great wealth but never enjoyed it. Still happens all the time.


8 posted on 09/10/2018 6:25:07 AM PDT by allendale (.)
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To: C19fan

First to call: DIBS!


9 posted on 09/10/2018 6:25:43 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper
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To: C19fan

Does the finder get anything?


10 posted on 09/10/2018 6:25:49 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death by cults.)
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11 posted on 09/10/2018 6:25:51 AM PDT by Red Badger (July 2018 - the month the world learns the TRUTH......Q Anon.......Timelines change. Aug 16)
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To: C19fan

Splodeyhead.


12 posted on 09/10/2018 6:25:54 AM PDT by Lazamataz (On future maps, I suggest we remove the word "California" and substitute "Open-Air Asylum".)
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I’m thinking somebody may have buried it to keep the barbarian invaders from getting it, but got killed during the invasion therefore the gold stayed in the ground because no-one knew about it except the guy who buried it, and he died.


13 posted on 09/10/2018 6:25:59 AM PDT by rigelkentaurus
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To: Lazamataz

I love that- let’s make ‘Splodeyhead’ go viral as the name for anti-trumpers


14 posted on 09/10/2018 6:27:22 AM PDT by Mr. K (No consequence of repealing Obamacare is worse than Obamacare itself.)
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To: C19fan

It appears a significant number of them have been debased, clipped. But some still have reeded edges.


15 posted on 09/10/2018 6:28:15 AM PDT by savedbygrace
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To: C19fan

Very cool, thanks for posting!


16 posted on 09/10/2018 6:29:24 AM PDT by thescourged1
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To: Delta 21

17 posted on 09/10/2018 6:29:48 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: Red Badger

Just,,,DANG!


18 posted on 09/10/2018 6:29:48 AM PDT by Big Red Badger (My Rights,,,Your Rants!)
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To: Big Red Badger

All I ever find with my metal detector is old beer pull tabs..................


19 posted on 09/10/2018 6:33:40 AM PDT by Red Badger (July 2018 - the month the world learns the TRUTH......Q Anon.......Timelines change. Aug 16)
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To: BenLurkin

Far out, man.


20 posted on 09/10/2018 6:35:36 AM PDT by gathersnomoss (Regressive Swamp Dwellers)
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