The coins are thought to date from the rule of Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799) during the Qing dynasty. Photo: Handout The coins are thought to date from the rule of Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799) during the Qing dynasty. Photo: Handout
The coins are thought to date from the rule of Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799) during the Qing dynasty. Photo: Handout
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Police ignored as Chinese treasure hunters dig up 500kg of Qing dynasty coins

Authorities now trying to recover the antique coins, which were uncovered without permission near a river in Jiangxi

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The coins are thought to date from the rule of Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799) during the Qing dynasty. Photo: Handout The coins are thought to date from the rule of Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799) during the Qing dynasty. Photo: Handout
The coins are thought to date from the rule of Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799) during the Qing dynasty. Photo: Handout
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