- November 28, 2017
Arts and religious centre of medieval Europe, the abbey of Cluny recently revealed a hoard. Archaeologists there have just discovered, dissimulated under the old infirmary, a hoard made of 12th century gold coins, as well as invaluable objects. At mid-September, the team of Anne Flammin CNRS researcher and Anne Baud, teacher and researcher in Lyon-II carried out excavations on the old infirmary of the abbey. Suddenly, coins start to fall at the bottom from the excavation zone. More than 2200 coins, mostly struck by the CLUNY Abbey, and 21 Moslem gold dinars were found...