One of the 456kg of Xin dynasty coins found beneath a new home in Shanxi on Saturday. Photo: SXBC One of the 456kg of Xin dynasty coins found beneath a new home in Shanxi on Saturday. Photo: SXBC
One of the 456kg of Xin dynasty coins found beneath a new home in Shanxi on Saturday. Photo: SXBC

Old money: Chinese farmer digs up 460kg of ancient coins dating back to Jesus’ time while preparing foundations for new home

Experts date villager’s find to the initial years of the 1st century, AD

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One of the 456kg of Xin dynasty coins found beneath a new home in Shanxi on Saturday. Photo: SXBC One of the 456kg of Xin dynasty coins found beneath a new home in Shanxi on Saturday. Photo: SXBC
One of the 456kg of Xin dynasty coins found beneath a new home in Shanxi on Saturday. Photo: SXBC
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