28 September 2011, 12:59

Estonia diver bumps into subsea treasure

Estonia diver bumps into subsea treasure

An amateur diver discovered a 13th century treasure chest on the bottom of the Tallinn Bay in Estonia. The chest contained more than 200 old coins and merchant belongings and was described as a “stunning find” by experts.

An amateur diver discovered a 13th century treasure chest on the bottom of the Tallinn Bay in Estonia.

The chest contained more than 200 old coins and merchant belongings and was described as a “stunning find” by experts.

The coins helped experts to establish the age of the treasure and the route it had been following, which was between Tallinn and Visby in Sweden.

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