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Largest coin treasure unearthed in Oman

TAS News Service
September 26,2020 4:55 pm

MUSCAT: Oman has restored the largest coin treasure which was found inside a pot in September 1979, Oman News Agency reported on Saturday.

According to the report, the treasure was found in Sinaw in Al-Mudhaibi in North Sharqiyah Governorate.

“Sinaw archaeological treasure is the largest coin treasure found in the Sultanate until today. It was found inside a pottery vessel in Shawwal 1399 / September 1979 in the Sinaw district in the state of Al Mudhaibi in the North AL Sharqiyah Governorate,” the report said.

“The glazed vessel is distinguished in turquoise blue and has handles on both sides. Inside the vessel, 962 pieces of silver dirhams, dating to the early Sasanian and Islamic eras were found,” the report added.

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