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Gold coins of 12th century found during road construction in Chhattisgarh

ANI  |  Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh) [India] 

A labourer found a pot filled with gold and silver coins at a in Chhattisgarh's district.

Gold coins belonging to the 12th century were unearthed during the road construction.

said, "Prima facie, these are gold and silver coins. A pot containing 57 gold coins, a silver coin and a gold earring was unearthed during the construction of a road between Korkoti and Bedma villages."

"We will make arrangements for its preservation. Archaeological department will be able to give more information," Tekam added.

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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 06:38 IST