Bulgarian police rescue a treasure of old coins

Bulgarian police rescue a treasure of old coins

The Bulgarian police have seized a large number of old coins held by illegal treasure hunters. The police operation took place on Sunday in the region of east of the Rhodoppe Mountains, according to the press department of the Ministry of the Interior.

Two men, ages 36 and 56, they have been arrested in the town of Solishte and the town of Dzhebel. Both have criminal record.

339 coins, tools for manufacture of counterfeit coins, a stamp, coin-making metal and a rifle have been found along with four ancient coins of great value at the 36-year-old man's house in the city of Ploydiv.

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