Wow - what a haul of coins and equipment! Check out the images from this story about a Western Han Dynasty coin casting workshop discovered by archaeologists in Inner Mongolia. The article comes to us via The Explorator newsletter 16.46, published today (March 2, 2014).
Archaeologists in Inner Mongolia autonomous region have discovered a coin casting workshop and more than 1.4 million ancient coins dating back to the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24) in an ancient city in Ordos, according to Inner Mongolia Institute of Archaeology. Photo shows part of the ancient coins.
Fragment of a coin casting mold
Thousands of cash coins on a long string
and still more coins!
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Large numbers of ancient coins excavated in Inner Mongolia
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