6. Viking Coins In Belfast
A metal detectorist has discovered two 11th century Viking silver coins near Newcastle in Co Down, Northern Ireland. Made of 93% silver, the coins are of a rare type known as Hiberno-Manx coins. The rulers of Mann in the first half of the 11th century were Vikings from Scandinavia and from Dublin.
7. Large Hoard In Spain
A 600 kilogram (1,300 pounds) ancient Roman treasure has been found in Spain. The coins were found inside a total of 19 amphora’s – 10 intact. The treasure hoard was found accidentally by a group of Spanish road workers in the suburbs of Seville. The road workers were putting down new water pipes for the local inhabitants. But accidentally found a treasure consisting of over half a ton of coins from the period between the late 200’s and early 300’s AD. The coins were found hidden in 19 amphorae (clay vases), just a meter below the surface. Most of the coins are made of bronze, but a small part also shows traces of silver.
8. The Saddle Ridge Hoard
The Saddle Ridge Hoard is the name given to identify a treasure trove of 1,427 gold coins unearthed in the Gold Country of the Sierra Nevada, California in 2013. The face value of the coins totaled $27,980, but was assessed to be worth $10 million. In total, the hoard contains $27,460 in twenty-dollar coins, $500 in ten-dollar coins, and $20 in five-dollar coins, all dating from 1847 to 1894. The collection is the largest known discovery of buried gold coins that has ever been recovered in the US.
9. Alien Coin
One coin, found during a house renovation in Egypt, seems to depict a spaceship hovering above the ground. Another seems to show the head of an extra-terrestrial being, with huge hollow eyes, a bald head and thin cheeks. Now UFO hunters are claiming that they are point to the existence of alien life walking among us.
10. Chelmsford Coin
A treasure hunter has unearthed a haul of ancient gold coins – thought to have been buried with an Anglo-Saxon king nearly 1,500 year ago. Chris Kutler, 54, stumbled upon the coins after spending four days searching a field in Chelmsford, Essex. The hoard has now been sent to the British Museum for analysis and valuation, but it’s thought they could be worth up to £10,000.
Weren’t these coins amazing? Such incredible coins are hard to believe exists! These discoveries are surely very unique! Find out about Bitcoin Digital Currency .