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Four Wadokaichin Coins Discovered Under East Pagoda of Yakushi-ji Temple thumbnail

Four Japanese Wadokaichin (和同開珎) coins dating from the eighth century have been discovered at the base of Japan’s National Treasure “Toto”, the East Pagoda (東塔 Tō-tō) of the Yakushi-ji Temple (薬師寺) located in Nara, according to a news report by The Mainichi dated August 18, 2015. The Yakushi-ji Temple is currently being dismantled as part [...]