In Germany discovered a stash of treasure of the Vikings

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As per Some statement released from the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State Business Office for Tradition and Historic Preservation, the teenaged boy and a volunteer preservationist found the Very First silver item in the municipality of both Schaprode at January.

The office said the two amateur archaeologists were asked to keep quiet about their discovery to give professionals time to plan the dig.

They have found almost 600 silver coins, more than 100 of which come from King Bluetooth's era. On a field of 400 square meters, they came upon a silver treasure from the late 10th century with coins that are assigned to the Danish king Harald Bluetooth (about 910 - 987).

"This trove is the biggest single discovery of Bluetooth coins in the southern Baltic sea region and is therefore of great significance", lead archaeologist Michael Schirren told national news agency DPA.

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The discoverers of the treasure belong to about 150 active volunteer in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, who in their spare time with metal detectors and Global Positioning System devices run over the fields in the northeast stripe. Back in 2015, a man discovered Roman-era coins, mosaic glassware, and hobnails from a pair of shoes and last year, four 2,000 year gold torques were unearthed in England.

Towards the end of his life, Bluetooth's son Sweyn Forkbeard rebelled against his father and took the throne, while Bluetooth fled to Pomerania - northeast Germany on the Baltic sea - where he died a year or so later.

The oldest coin in the trove is a Damascus dirham dating to 714 while the most recent is a Frankish Otto-Adelheid penny minted in 983. The Viking-born king also turned his back on old Norse religion and introduced Christianity to the Nordic country.

"We have here the rare case of a discovery that appears to corroborate historical sources", said archaeologist Detlef Jantzen. This is because of his impeccable communication skills which helped him unite modern-day Norway, Germany, Sweden and Denmark.

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