FYROMian Archaeologists Discover 4.300 Byzantine Coins Near Strumica [26-IV-2009]

FYROMian archaeologists, working on a mass excavation at the locality of Carevi Kuli near Strumica, found depots with 4.300 Byzantine coins.

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One response to “FYROMian Archaeologists Discover 4.300 Byzantine Coins Near Strumica [26-IV-2009]

  1. These coin-treasure are consisted – as I could tell from the video – of coins of the byzantine [=greek] emperor Isaakios Angelos, and it seems that the concealement had taken place at 1204 or 1205. This proves one thing: that the castle of Strumica and Strumica itself was a greek castle and in the hands of greeks at least till 1204 and before 1204. Then it passed to the hands of Franks, for some 10-15 years before it had been taken for a little by the Bulgarians and become greek again since 1246 till 1345 when became serbian and then turkish. But the greek population of the city was the majority of its population untill the beginning of the 20th c.

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