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There Were Gold Coins From All Over The World

In 1982, archaeologists uncovered a collection of 255 gold coins. The origin of these coins was perhaps the most striking, as many of the individual coins came from all over the world. There were coins from Cairo, Seville, and Reval (which is now the modern capital of Estonia).

The coins were ducats, which was the most prominent form of currency during the Middle Ages. Ducats back then varied in metallic content and purchasing power.

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