Record haul of 2000 coins found in an ancient harbour and belong to era of Fatimid Caliphate which ruled much of the Middle East and North Africa from 909 to 1171.
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2000 - It is announced that a 1,000 year old treasure trove has been discovered by a tour guide cleaning up litter from a Co Kilkenny cave. The priceless Viking age silver and bronze jewellery is unique - nothing like them have been found in Ireland or elsewhere.
Treasure dating back 1,000 years was found by a tourist guide picking up litter in a crack in the wall of a cave which was the site of a Viking massacre. 252 more words