Hoard of Medieval Coins Found on Greek Island
The Associated PressATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's culture ministry says a hoard of silver mediaeval coins has been discovered during construction work on the Aegean Sea island of Naxos.
A ministry statement says the coins mostly date to the mid 14th century, when Naxos and other islands in the Cyclades group were governed by Venetian dukes. Workers gathered a total 54 loose coins, and found several more in a small clay pot, the ministry said.
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