Chinese Farmer Finds Coins As Old As Jesus 

A farmer in western China has dug up nearly half a tonne of ancient coins that date back to the time of Jesus.

The farmer, surnamed Zhang, discovered the coins,which weighed 459kg, on Saturday while he was preparing the foundations for his village house near Xingping, Shaanxi province, Shaanxi Radio and Television reported.

A local heritage inspection team dated the coins to the reign of Wang Mang, a Han dynasty official who briefly usurped power from the Han dynasty from 8AD – 23AD.

Source: A Chinese farmer found coins as old as Jesus – Business Insider

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