Construction workers in Spain unearthed a huge hoard of Roman coins recently. The construction workers were digging a ditch to install a new waterline in Tomares, a city in Andalusia, when they found the massive haul.
The workers found the coins, which weighed in at more than 1,300 pounds (about 590 kg), in 19 storage jars. Some of the storage containers were intact, while others had been damaged. According to the Huffington Post, the find is significant because of the number of coins and because many of the coins appear to be in mint, uncirculated condition.