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Cronica descoperirilor numismatice (VI)
The chronicle of monetary discoveries (VI)

Author(s): Ana Boldureanu
Subject(s): Archaeology
Published by: Muzeul Naţional de Istorie a Moldovei
Keywords: coin finds; Prut-Dniester area

Summary/Abstract: The number of coin finds for 2011 is small, but among them there are several specimens, which are pretty rare for the Prut-Dniester area. It should be noted a bronze medallion of the time of Commodus found in the Grigoriopol District, a coin of KOINON MAKЄΔONΩN type of the period of Gordian III - Philip the Arab, discovered in the village of Pohoarna, Şoldăneşti District, as well as a hoard of Roman bronze coins of the 3rd-4th centuries found in the village of Goteşti, Cantemir district, after the floods of 2011.Two hoards found in the south belong to the Middle Ages. The first one, found in 2009 in Bugeac, Comrat, Gagauzia, consists of 4736 pieces. Most of them are the Ottoman coins dating from the first period of reign of Murad II (1421-1444) - Murad III (1574-1595), but there is also a coin issued during the third Shirvanshahs dynasty and 7 Russian kopecks of the 16th century. The second hoard was found near the village of Yuzhnoe, Cahul District, in 1980s. From its content there are 25 specimens representing the Ottoman akçes and their imitations minted in the period of Murad III - Mehmed III.

  • Issue Year: VI/2012
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 347-352
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Romanian