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Treasure of the Viking Age found in the Baltic Sea on the island of Rügen (9 photos)

On the German island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea found the largest in recent years, a treasure belonging to the Viking Age. Hundreds of silver and other coins, ornaments and other objects of silver were hidden in the second half of the 10th century during the reign of the King of Denmark and Norway Harald I of Sinezubogo. The archaeologists learned about the possibility of finding the treasure at the site of excavations from an amateur archaeologist and his 13-year-old student who discovered an old silver coin at the beginning of the year.

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