Ancient copper coins discovered in Vavuniya

Ancient copper coins discovered in Vavuniya

Written by Bella Dalima

28 Jan, 2014 | 6:34 pm

Approximately one hundred ancient  copper coins have been discovered during a road reconstruction exercise in the Marukkarampalai area in Vavuniya

According to the Vavuniya District Government Agent, Bandula Harischandra, a clay pot with copper coins has been discovered in a drain while road reconstruction taken place along Thandikkulam – Kalmadu road.

He further stated that the coins are to be handed over to the Archaeological Department to ascertain the period of the coins.

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