1,300 lb. haul of ancient Roman coins unearthed

Posted at 1:25 PM, Apr 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-29 13:25:54-04

(CNN) - An incredible archaeological find was just unearthed in Spain.

More than 1,300 pounds of bronze Roman coins, dating to the 3rd century A.D., were found by construction workers digging a trench in Spain.

The ancient coins were found in 19 amphoras, a type of Roman jug, in Tomares, a town in Seville province.

Workers had been digging a ditch to install electricity to a park when they came across the incredible find.

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