Ancient coins found in 13 districts of Azerbaijan

Ancient coins found in 13 districts of Azerbaijan
# 12 January 2015 15:30 (UTC +04:00)

Head of Numismatics Department of the ANAS Institute of Archeology and Ethnography, Akif Guliyev told APA that the department cleared, determined and developed catalogs of coins found in Aghsu, Shamakhi, Baku, Berde, Ganja, Kurdamir, Jalilabad, Shaki, Gabala, Ismayilli, Shamkir, Imishli and Yardimli districts in recent years.

Guliyev noted that main directions of the activity of the numismatics department include the study of coin minting and circulation of money, study of coins discovered during archaeological investigations, training of specialists in the field of numismatics, preparation of "Catalogue of the Azerbaijani coins" for publication and others.

Shamakhi-Agsu Archaeological Expedition Head Akif Guliyev said that the expedition conducted archaeological researches in Khinisli settlement and necropolis near Shamakhi, Gulustan Tower, Nargizava, Bijo and Jarmadil Cərmədil necropolises in Aghsu, Gurdtepe medieval settlement, Haji Hatamli and Ismayilli necropolises in ismayilli district. "Muradkhan treasure catalog" compiled by Akif Guliyev won grant project of Science Development Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

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