Roman coins confiscated after illegal use of metal detector

Police in Episkopi [Cyprus] arrested a 48-year-old man late on Wednesday for allegedly using a metal detector in an area where it is prohibited.

Officers were tipped off that an unknown man was using a metal detector near the ancient Curium theatre in the Latsidia area of Episkopi.

The 48-year-old was searched by police who found and confiscated the metal detector, various digging tools, pieces of scrap made of lead, a lead plate and four small bronze coins.

Roman coins confiscated after illegal use of metal detector