U.S. Returns Looted Coins to Romania
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
BUCHAREST, ROMANIA—Forty-nine of the thousands of silver coins looted from the ancient Dacian capital of Sarmizegetusa Regia have been returned to Romania. This batch of 2,000-year-old coins was purchased by an antiquities dealer in Chicago, and recovered through a joint investigation conducted by American and Romanian authorities. The coins were put on display at the National History Museum in Bucharest.
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