10 October 2001
Ancient Coins Discovered in Hamedan Province
TEHRAN -- An
expert from Malayer's Cultural Heritage Office
announced on Tuesday that 142 ancient coins have
been discovered in Malayer, Hamedan Province.
added that the coins are made of copper and date
back to the Safavid era and that experts believe
that they were minted in Isfahan and Kashan.
copper coins were discovered in a pot that was
excavated during road construction near Karkan on
the outskirts of Malayer District.