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|Monday, April 09, 2001, updated at 08:49(GMT+8)|
One Thousand Year Old Coins Found in North ChinaChinese archaeologists recently found a coin-storage site from the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) in Anguo City in Hebei Province.
The site was discovered 3.1 meter deep underground at a construction project in the city's Xing'an District, said an archaeologist.
An abundance of coins were unearthed from the site, weighing a total of 400 kilograms.
The coins include more than 20 kinds from the Northern Song Dynasty and even a small number from the Tang Dynasty (618-907).
The discovery will provide valuable clues for studies on history and development of ancient coin-making.
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