Hoard of Ottoman-Era Coins Unearthed in Bulgaria — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

PLEVEN, BULGARIA—Archaeology in Bulgaria reports that inmates discovered two pots filled with silver coins dating to the Ottoman Empire on the grounds of Pleven Prison, which is located in northern Bulgaria. The more than 7,000 akces, weighing more than 18 pounds in all, are thought to have been buried in the nineteenth century. Archaeologist Vladimir…

via Hoard of Ottoman-Era Coins Unearthed in Bulgaria — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

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