A publication of the Archaeological Institute of America
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.
Alaskan shipwreck survivors, chewing tobacco in the Southwest, Hellenistic chicken farms, a Swedish bishop’s secret, and one tough Scythian
How a Viking warrior got an English sword