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Thousands of 17th century silver coins found buried in Teutonic Knights’ church

August 10, 2019 - General

A treasure trove of 17th century silver coins has been found under the floor of a monastic church. Archaeologists from the University of Gdansk were working in the presbytery of the 14th century Church of the Saint Andrew the Apostle in the town of Barczewo in Poland’s northern province of Warmia, when they discovered a glazed ceramic mug handle filled with nearly 1,000 coins. Coins were also scattered around the…

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