14 July 2007 (Thanh Nien News) – More news of Chinese Tang Dynasty coins unearthed in Vietnam, again in Quang Binh Province. Similar Tang Dynasty coins were found earlier last week by a rice farmer.
Ancient Chinese coins dug up in central Vietnam
Thousands of coins from Chinaâ€™s Tang Dynasty era, believed to date back to the 8th or 9th century, have been found in Vietnamâ€™s central Quang Binh province.
Three refuse collectors found five jars July 11 containing the coins and weighing around 30 kilograms in Ham Ninh commune.
At the same place a week earlier a local farmer named Nguyen Duc Dung found a pot weighing 20 kilograms containing copper coins while digging on a rice paddy.
On all the coins one side has four Chinese characters while the other is plain.
Read more about the Chinese coin finds in Vietnam.