Tomares

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For the butterfly genus, see Tomares (butterfly).

Tomares is one of the municipalities in Seville's metro area in Andalusia, Spain. It is located two kilometers west of Seville. According to the 2013 census (INE), the city has a population of 24,346 inhabitants.

Roman hoard[edit]

In 2016 construction workers uncovered a 600 kg (1,300 lb) hoard of ancient Roman coins in Zaudin Park. The bronze coins were stored in 19 amphoras while newly minted, and are stamped with inscriptions of emperors Maximian and Constantine.[1] Some were originally coated in silver.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Massive 600kg haul of ancient Roman coins unearthed in Spain". The Guardian. Agence France-Presse. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 11 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°22′N 6°02′W / 37.367°N 6.033°W / 37.367; -6.033