Theatre Cresson opened in 1870.
A group of archaeologists found in the former theatre Cresson in Como, near Milan, 27 coins, which, according to the researchers, date back to the Roman Empire. About the discovery reported in a press release on the website of the Ministry of cultural heritage, cultural activities and tourism of Italy.
The coins are dated around the V century ad, was found in the basement of the building in the box from soapstone. Researchers attribute them to the late Roman Empire when it split into Eastern and Western parts subjected to the attacks of the barbarians.
Minister Alberto Bonisoli said that the real cultural and historical value of the finds has yet to be identified. At the moment the findings are sent to the restoration laboratory for the study.
Cresson theatre, which opened in 1870 and closed in 1997, is located near the ruins of the forum, Como – Roman Central town square, where scientists have previously managed to find other historical artifacts.
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