68 early Byzantine gold coins found in northwest Turkey

October 7, 2019 - General

Archaeologists have discovered 68 gold coins, dating back 1,500 years to the early Byzantine era, in the village of Gülpınar in northwestern Çanakkale province.

Credit: DHAThe small treasure was found on August 7 at the bottom of a wall of a Byzantine house during excavations in Ayvacık district.

Speaking to the press to announce the remarkable find, Prof. Coşkun Özgünel said they had determined that the coins belonged to the eras of…

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Source: archeo

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