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US returns 3,500 copper axe 'coins' to Mexico

January 12, 2020 - General

The United States returned a collection of over 3,500 pre-Hispanic copper coins to Mexican authorities in a ceremony in Miami on Monday.

Credit: Giorgio Viera/EFEThe coins were used in what are now Michoacán and Guerrero between the years 1200 and 1500, according to Jessica Cascante, spokesperson for the Mexican Consulate in Miami.

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