Turkish security forces on Monday seized historical artifacts comprising mainly of coins during anti-smuggling operations, sources said.
Police acted on a
In a raid at their residence, police seized 120 historical artifacts, of which most were gold, silver and bronze coins from the Roman, Byzantine
Separately, in eastern Erzurum province, gendarmerie forces seized 150 coins which are thought to belong to
The seized historical objects were handed over to Erzurum Museum.
* Ilhami Erkilic contributed from Erzurum.
Writing By Fatih Hafız Mehmet
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