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Ruins Of Japanese Castle Reveals Ancient Roman Coins

Published on 07/18/19 / In News & Politics

Since 2013, a team of archeologists from Uruma city's local Board of Education has been excavating Katsuren castle located in Okinawa, Japan's southernmost prefecture. The site is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Ten ancient Roman coins dating to the Ancient Roman Empire, were discovered recently when a researcher from Gangoji temple cultural properties department, spotted them when he traveled to the castle from Nara. On Monday the Uruma Board of Education announced their discovery.
The coins were later submitted for examination them using X-ray technology.
The tchnology allows the engraving on the coins to be seen with greater clarity.
The Roman coins appeared to be from at least 300 to 400 AD.

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