China at that time did not reject the outside world, Our previous "essay" feature from March .
Ancienttrackback Roman coins turn up in the wildest places: Sri LankaEthiopia, Iceland … But who would have ever guessed the discovery of a Roman coin in sub-equatorial western Africa?
The reference was first given Italian Rivista of Numismatica vi, At a metre of depth, under a layer of fossilized copal tree resinhis workers discovered a small Roman coin, in silver with the effigy of the Emperor Trajan.
The director Parminter, on this being announced, immediately had a survey of the spoil from the diggings, but nothing else was found. This is not quite the end of the story.
It goes without saying that the best eyes on the ground in Africa read Traian and had come to an erroneous but understandable conclusion. Still we are left with the problem of a Roman coin in a place where it might not reasonably be expected.
Silver has a value in central Africa as it does in the Mediterranean, so there was every reason for keeping and treasuring the coin. But how many hands did it pass through to make its way down to the Congo river?
And what did the Congolese traders make of this strange fragment from another world? Or was Mr Ragheno less than honest… Other out of place coins: The Congo site sits close to the head of navigation on the river of the same name for ships entering from the sea and at a high point on the route from the gorge and falls.The coin was possibly made in Surat, India, and it reads that it is issued with the King’s seal for the entire world,” said the expert, reading the Persian text inscribed on the coin.
Compartment K also contains about 5 tonnes of coin bars belonging to the US Treasury. Screenshot not shown for brevity. Screenshot not shown for brevity. Additionally, Compartment E contains approximately 1 tonne of coin bars that are not US Assay Office coin bars.
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dollar. They discovered a jar filled with coins belonging to a medieval samurai. The ceramic jar was found in the Saitama Prefecture north of Tokyo and is one of the largest hauls of medieval coins discovered in the country. These coins were looped on a string and include 19 different coins from China and different areas of Japan.