|7 golden coins from the middle of 6th century A.D. were found during excavations near the Bulgarian town of Byala, Varna. The coins are 4.5 grams each of 98% pure gold. One of them was minted during the reign of Emperor Justinian I the Great, and the rest are from the time of Justin the First. The treasure was found buried in a sealed ceramic container.|
The ancient stronghold of Cape St. Atanas dates back to the sixth century B.C. “The White Rocks” in Byala was in the immediate vicinity of a famous Roman travel station /Templum Iovis/ and there was a stronghold around it. The station was named after the temple of Zeus.