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10th century Russian gold and silver coins discovered in Ireland (www.irishcentral.com)

A metal detectorist in Cork discovered a hoard of ancient Russian coins made from silver and gold that were stamped in extremely limited number to pay merchants and mercenaries.

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  1. Ukrainian. Ukraine is the successor of the Kyivan Rus, where Kyiv stands for the capital of modern-day Ukraine. Moscow, modern-day russia, was not founded until 1137, in fact – by the youngest son of the Kyivan ruler

    • Ukraine is not the successor of anything. It’s not historically an actual country.
      It was historically a territory between Russia and Poland
      Russia is the successor of Kievan Rus’, the Rus’ monarchs relocated there and the Kiev Metropolitan relocated to Vladimir-Suzdal when the pagan Lithuanians took Kiev

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