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(FOXNEWS) – Around 300 pieces of silver from two Viking treasures,
with approximately 50 whole coins, were found last fall in a Danish
field at Bramslev.

The coins were located around fives miles away from the Viking
castle Fyrkat, and date back to more than a thousand years ago.

The treasures were found less than 164 feet apart, containing
the coins and cut-up silver jewelry.

North Jutland Museums said in a statement that the treasures
probably served as a means of payment by weight.

The rare trove was reportedly unearthed by a young girl with
a metal

A cross coin

North Jutland Museum - Larry Speck
North Jutland Art Museum in Denmark.

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