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17,000 antique coins unearthed in N China

2010-08-14 00:45:53 GMT2010-08-14 08:45:53 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A staff member of the Shahe Administration of Cultural Heritage shows antique coins dating back to ancient China's Tang Dynasty (618-907) in Shahe City, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 13, 2010. Archeologists recently unearthed about 17,000 antique coins of the Tang Dynasty from a construction site in Shahe. (Xinhua/Gong Zhihong)

A staff member of the Shahe Administration of Cultural Heritage shows antique coins dating back to ancient China's Tang Dynasty (618-907) in Shahe City, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 13, 2010. Archeologists recently unearthed about 17,000 antique coins of the Tang Dynasty from a construction site in Shahe. (Xinhua/Gong Zhihong)

A staff member of the Shahe Administration of Cultural Heritage shows antique coins dating back to ancient China's Tang Dynasty (618-907) in Shahe City, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 13, 2010. Archeologists recently unearthed about 17,000 antique coins of the Tang Dynasty from a construction site in Shahe. (Xinhua/Gong Zhihong)

A staff member of the Shahe Administration of Cultural Heritage shows antique coins dating back to ancient China's Tang Dynasty (618-907) in Shahe City, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 13, 2010. Archeologists recently unearthed about 17,000 antique coins of the Tang Dynasty from a construction site in Shahe.

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