260 thousand copper coins in an earthenware jug: Japan's largest monetary treasure

5409 November, 0:2 / Source: kp.ua
In Saitama Prefecture in March 2018, Japan’s largest monetary treasure was found.
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The treasure was discovered at the excavations of the times of the medieval Epochs of the warring kingdoms (second half of the XV - XVI centuries) in the city of Hasuda.
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In an almost unaffected jug, whose height was 70 centimeters, 260 thousand copper coins were found. When buried, they were probably tied with a rope that had been passed through a characteristic hole in the middle of each coin.
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Now the find is exhibited in the storage of cultural values of the prefecture in the city of Kumagaya.
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