150 coins of the British era found in Jharkhand

150 coins of the British era found in Jharkhand

British India coins. (Courtesy: Twitter)

Altogether 150 silver coins of the British era have been recovered while digging the earth of the courtyard of a house at Oreya village in Hazaribagh district, the police said.

An earthen pot, containing the coins, was buried in the courtyard, Sub-divisional officer (Hazaribagh Sadar) Aditya Ranjan said here yesterday.

One Tulsi Sao, who is staying on rent in the house, found the coins on July 25. On being informed, police seized the coins. The State Archaeological Department has been informed about the recovery, the SDO said.

The Department has also been informed about the recovery of 41 coins of the Mughal period from the Pandeywara village of Keredari block two weeks ago, he said.

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