During the demolition of a theater, a jar containing hundreds of intact gold coins dating back to the 5th century was estimated to be worth millions of dollars.
A jar containing hundreds of intact gold coins dating back to the fifth century, worth millions of dollars, has just been found underneath a theater in Italy.
It is the Cressoni Theater in Como, Italy. When workers are destroying this work, they accidentally discovered "treasure" as a jar containing up to a hundred gold coins. This treasure was immediately transferred to the dating check, before going to the museum.
During the process of dismantling the theater, the workers accidentally discovered that the jar buried hundreds of gold coins
"We can not now say the exact value of the jar, but it's really a special discovery," says local archaeologist Luca Rinaldi. . It is known that the jar is preserved in perfect state.
The jar is well preserved
Italian Minister of Culture Alberto Bonisoli said: "This is a discovery that I am very proud of, but we do not know the importance of culture and history of artifacts. This area is a real treasure. "
The Cressoni Theater in Como was inaugurated in 1870. It was later converted into a cinema before it was officially closed in 1997. Before that, local authorities had allowed the removal of the building for conversion. into a luxurious mansion.
The ancient Roman coins were estimated to be in the millions
The authorities are planning to suspend the removal for archaeologists to explore and excavate the area.
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