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Genghis Khan-era coins on display in Mongolia

A bronze replica statue of Ghengis Khan.
A bronze replica statue of Ghengis Khan. Image by hslo / CC BY-SA 2.0

Coins believed to be from the era of legendary leader and founder of the Mongolian empire Genghis Khan have gone on display in the Karakorum Museum. The coins were unearthed under a temple earlier this year in Karakorum, along with other artefacts made of coral, turquoise and pearl. Read more: business-standard.com