157 artefacts and antiquities were handed over by the United States administration to Prime Minister Modi during his US visit
As per reports, on Diwali, a Shivling has been unearthed at Goramati village playground in Bhadrak district, Odisha.
The coins will be sent to the archaeological department for further examination.
PM Modi is the first Indian head of govt to demand stolen Indian heritage from the U.S, Canada, Germany, and other countries.
India's rich cultural heritage is at a constant threat as cases of illegal antique trafficking is gaining strength
The coins apparently appeared to be from the Mughal era, dating between the 13th and 16th centuries as it sports inscriptions in Arabic