Coin Cache Hunting in Byelorussia (Belarus)

Discovery of a Hoard of Silver Ducats and Patagons by Dmitry

Dmitry Metal Detects in Byelorussia, Eastern Europe

Dmitry Metal Detects in Byelorussia, Eastern Europe

Metal Detecting with Minelab Explorer II in the farm field, Dmitry discovered a hoard of the 17th century 23 silver coins of a dollar-size.

Glimpse of Silver Coins in Dirt

Glimpse of Silver Coins in Dirt

A Cache of Coins!

Cache of Coins

Total of 23 Coins

23 Coins in a Cache

The cache consisted of 23 silver coins of two types: 1 Ducat (Netherlands) and 1 Patagon (Spanish Netherlands). Here are the pictures of representative coins.

Silver 1694/5 1 Ducat (Netherlands) with Overstamped Date

Silver 1694 1 Ducat with Overstamped Date

Silver 1622 1 Patagon (Spanish Netherlands)

Silver 1622 1 Patagon (Spanish Netherlands)

1672 1 Silver Ducat (Netherlands)

1672 Silver Ducat (Netherlands)



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