Lonely Planet Writer

Civil War–era coins uncovered in Denmark

A group of metal detectorists in Jutland, Denmark, have discovered a hoard of coins dating back to the Danish Civil War.

Danish coins found
Danish Civil War coins. Image by Viborg Museum

The coins, thought to be around 700 years old, were found in a field south of Foulum, at the site of an archaeological dig. They have a low silver content and are of poor quality, indicating the instability of the period. Once they have been cleaned, the coinage will go on display at Viborg Museum.

Read more: thelocal.dk