Ancient Coins Unearthed

Ripley, Ohio, Oct 30, - Men Excavating on the Maysville and Big Sandy Railway, in Kentucky, opposite Ripley, found a few days ago an earthen pot with 80 gold and 20 silver coins.  The collection is worth about $800.  The gold coins have a figure of a fish on them and the word Bolivar.  Both gold and silver coins bear the date 1530.


from the New York Times, October 31, 1887