Treasure shoe found in Rotterdam

Dutch archaeologists were surprised by the recent discovery of a shoe, dating to the 15th or 16th century, during excavation of a wall in Rotterdam's town hall. More interesting still was that the shoe was stuffed with 477 silver coins. (photo)

Experts believe that the shoe and its fortune may have been hidden during the 80 Years War.

An article in Dutch from De Erfgoedstem provides a better photo of the discovery.