In Finland, Viking treasure found

December 5, 2011 14:54

Finnish amateur archaeologist found a stash of silver coins Viking Photo: from the site svpressa.ru

Finnish amateur archaeologist found a stash of silver coins Viking Photo: from the site svpressa.ru

The exact place of discovery amateur archaeologists were not disclosed.
On the territory of the Finnish town Hattula, located near the town of Hämeenlinna, discovered a cache of silver coins Viking. Age old money is about 1000 years old.

Coins found two amateur archaeologists who wish to remain anonymous.

A cache with 20 coins of German origin was found using a metal detector on the estate Vesunta.

Museum workers have conducted on-site test exploration. For a more detailed excavation they hope to begin in the summer of 2012. The exact place of discovery has not been disclosed.

According to the director of the Museum Office Eva-Lisa Shyults, finding in Hattula is very valuable. She claims that in the past Hattula found ancient objects, according to the Russian service Yleisradio.

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