Gold coin, ornaments found in field

April 04, 2015 12:00 am | Updated 05:44 am IST - Shivamogga:

Four gold pendants, a gold coin and a gold armlet kept in a copper pot was found in a field at Lyavigere village in Barur Grama Panchayat of Sagar taluk on

Thursday.

According to the police, Lokesh, an agricultural labourer stumbled upon the pot when he was tilling land that belongs to one K.K. Babu of the same village. Mr. Babu informed the police about the find. Officials of the Revenue Department, who visited the village on Friday, have conducted an on-site inspection.

They found a copper lamp at the same spot. The gold found weighs 150 gm and is worth Rs. 3.96 lakh.

The coin and ornaments, said to belong to the period of Keladi dynasty, but is yet to be confirmed by officials of the Department of Archaeology.

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