On the ruins of the city of Hasuda, in Saitama Prefecture (on Honshu island) discovered the largest in the history of Japanese treasure in a huge clay vessel (about 280 liters) was hidden about 260 thousand copper coins. Apparently, they were originally connected with a rope, passed through holes in the coins.
Evaluation of Japanese archaeologists was buried in the XV or XVI century. Coins in a jar, mainly from the kamakura period (XII-XIV century) up to the Muromachi period (XIV-XVI century). Although the oldest coin dates back to the year 621 ad
All coins like a vessel in good condition. Experts find it difficult to assess the value of the treasure. The media is quite a modest estimate: about 25 thousand dollars as found cheap coins.
According to the website Nikkei, the treasure found during the work on laying roads in December 2017. But announced a unique discovery just last week.