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The treasure from Sayram Medieval site


 A.Kh. Margulan Institute of Archeology of the Scientific Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of RK on the territory of the medieval site of Sayram (Medieval city of Ispidzhab) made a sensational find of two treasures dates with the Medieval period. During the excavation in a zone of dwellings construction of the medieval period unique finds also were made. The jug with 2600 silver coins that were hidden at the bottom of old tandour. The preliminary dating of coins is of XIII-XVI centuries. The similar find of treasure is the first large find of silver coins for all history of archeological studying of Kazakhstan and covers the period of the monetary relations of that part of the territory of Kazakhstan - from Emir Timur to Khan Kasym inclusive.

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