unearthed coins of land was dug full of holes.
WANG Wen-ge Yang Zonggui text/
since June this year, Tongxin County in the mountains a mountain on 40 acres , thousands of people in this hidden treasures, some people dug a good number of the Tang, Song, Western Xia and other periods of ancient coins, treasure-hunting, digging up treasure, treasure and other activities along trafficking staged.
1 village dug “Ma Qian Zi”
dismount Tongxin County Town, the legendary star in the Northern Song Dynasty Liao Yang Rokuro anti-north dismount here. December 18 afternoon, the reporter drove from the town, crossing over the mountains 1670 meters above sea level, in the rugged mountain road winds a dozen miles, and finally reach their destination – Tongxin County, the old field house lock fork Village Township team.
This is an embrace of the mountains, the small hillside villages, houses more intensive, but most of the houses is the ruins, the village did not see one. Through the path to the village, a magnificent, larger mosque were particularly noticeable. Sihou about 300 meters, a black car parked in a small way, closely watching several men inside the vehicle’s movement. Someone to see the car down a 20-year-old man, silently watching the reporter activity. Cars is a hillside next to, dense ground pits of varying sizes, the smaller 20 centimeters deep, larger diameter one or two meters, two or three meters deep, the pit was dug loose a significant new soil , two young men wandering in the ground. While pit reporter observed, the few hundred meters from the top of the hill suddenly emerge in many figure to watch in this direction.
“I heard a treasure here, dig?” Reporters and ground of the two young men struck up a conversation. “Plenty! September of this year, Wang ancient brothel brothers took the White House ‘treasure-hunting instrument’ over some digging, pulling back to the car, they bought it several years ‘treasure-hunting instrument’ full of treasure-hunting, digging much they told reporters, dug fork lock home, “Ma Qian Zi,” the news spread, people came to the village and the surrounding “hidden treasures”, a woman came to the doll, ranging from a few hundred people, as many as thousands of people. “” What treasure? “” Ma Qian Zi you! Tang, Song, Western Xia has, up to the Song. “” Do you dig it? “” I picked up some, but not value. “” Today dug it? “” No, we do not treasure hunters, where they called the metal detector, it is not digging the white light probe a waste of time. “” These are not afraid to dig the government pursue it? “” Wang ancient brothel Several people have been brought to justice it! but we did not turn up anything. “it was getting dark, the reporter saw in the distance watching the summit began to light a fire for heating.
2 hidden treasures large and
It is understood that the lock house, a team located in the village fork dependent on the weather typical of arid mountains, about 500 team people, crops, wheat, potatoes and other crops based. Here large-scale digging activities began in September this year treasure, and people first discovered this treasure to have, it is 3 years ago. At that time, the lock is locked into a fork, a team of village land of jade found in baby. Villagers lock Chengyu told reporters about the after copper was discovered: the summer of 2009, a heavy rain washed the collapse of his home land side of the trench mouth son, coming out of a jar, fall into the ditch a lot of coins scattered broken. Home evening, a local shepherd who passed by here, to go back with bags of these coins. This year, eight miles from town and even after hearing the news of people from other provinces to form a large contingent of hidden treasures, gathered here for a long time digging treasure.
coins have been found since three years ago, why is this mass of people began to dig treasure. Chengyu said lock, lock fork village home, a team of villagers living here for generations, this summer, government organizations, relocation, relocation of a team of villagers as a whole to dismount Town 8 km away from the plains. Fork lock home village, a team site, in addition to a few people and see the mosque guards the sheep people, the village people to the room is empty. “I did not move before, outside the village who did not dare to break into our land in the digging at. Removed, the village no one, and they safely to dig.” Locks working outside year round as jade was recently back to his side take a seat in the tents abide to. “I do not want to let them dig, what is the state, but who saw someone holding a shovel to dig out all at once hula, digging into the horrendous, loud noise next year I grow food too!” In the lock house Cha village people named three teams a lock, the reporter saw them pick up the coins, there are even “governance Tong Bao”, “peace reign”, “chongning Tongbao” and so forth, also saw another side is the Tangut’s currency coins. “The Western Xia coins value than ten thousand dollars!” The family described.
19 日 凌晨 2 时 03 points, lock into a jade telephone call to reporters, said his home at 1 am the ground to more than 30 people, burned the tents of his bedding, he also beat up, no digging on the “Ma Qian Zi” left.
numismatics mystery to be solved
Tongxin County, according to heritage management staff Ms. Lee introduced, they visited the village, a team the lock fork a few times at home, at first dismount Town in the White House confiscation of royal relics of ancient brothel, the road was shouting “lock home fork dug ‘Ma Qian Zi’,” and they are directly fork to lock home, several hundred people at the scene. Because they do not tap the qualification, only on-site protection and rescue. “Save a few jar first few coins, jugs of different sizes, most recently less than coins unearthed so far, they rescue the coins, and joint police confiscated the coins will come back three or four hundred kilograms, now all sealed storage. ”
According to reports, locking fork three teams around the home of Joe Jia Wan, Liu Jia Wan, Ma Well, son Majiapu village not far from more than 20 of these villages, as well as other counties to people, before and after thousands of people to fork over the lock home village, a team of “hidden treasures.” Because even people with a pick to grab, with no sorting, locking fork, a team at home in the end how many pieces of ancient coins unearthed, Tongxin County heritage management are unclear.
Town police station, according to dismount managed to justice, due to the fork lock found a large number of coins at home, causing the local and surrounding mass looting, mining and trafficking, robbery has a maximum of 2,000 people, the police no less than they 10. In the meantime, Tongxin County Public Security Bureau to mobilize public security, armed police to protect the scene three or four hundred people, alert to prevent looting, theft, embezzle, trading, fighting incidents and confiscated several metal detectors. Highlight a few Daowa ancient coins and other local villagers, Tongxin County, prosecutors have now been arrested.
region a numismatic researcher believes that a large number of ancient coins unearthed here, the end of the last of the light is given ingot Xia, inferred from the coin’s, here is the Western Xia late coins unearthed cache. His analysis, when the Western Xia static SLA combat forces under the jurisdiction of the Secretary as part of the garrison near here. Very Huoji combat troops received orders, heavy and inconvenient to take away the pay that money, organized and directed to place hastily buried. The Mongolian army fighting forces could be eliminated, only to make these coins has been preserved. This, Tongxin County heritage management staff said the coins may be the Western Xia army salaries, but need to research.
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