Ancient Islamic coins found in Germany

Eighty-two pieces of Islamic coins dating back 1,200 years were found in Germany, archaeologists said.

Berlin: Eighty-two pieces of Islamic coins dating back 1,200 years were found in Germany, archaeologists said.
Some coins made of pure silver and were minted in the 180th Hijri year, a German archeological mission said. The excavations were carried out in the Anklam city in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern province.
The find is a powerful testimony of the spread of trade and cultural ties between the Islamic world and Germany, it said.

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