"This trove is the biggest single discovery of Bluetooth coins in the southern Baltic Sea region and is therefore of great significance", the lead archaeologist, Michael Schirren, told news agency DPA.
In January, teenager Luca Malaschnitschenko and René Schoen found a silver coin in a field near the village of Schaprode.
The discoverers of the treasure belong to about 150 active volunteer in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, who in their spare time with metal detectors and Global Positioning System devices run over the fields in the northeast stripe. As it turned out, was shining not a piece of foil, and the product of silver.
Thanks to their find, archaeologists from the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, embarked on an excavation of the 400 square meter site last weekend.
However they were sworn to secrecy until the experts could move in and unearth the entire treasure.More news: Microsoft Rolls Out Spring Creators Update For Windows 10
However, they were then invited to participate in the dig.
Continued excavations archeologists-professionals. On the island of rügen they managed to find over 600 coins, amulets in the shape of Thor's hammer, brooches, necklaces, pearls and rings.
A coin unearthed at the dig.
Picture: Part of the treasure trove found in northern Germany.
The oldest coin in the trove is a Damascus dirham dating to 714 while the most recent is a Frankish Otto-Adelheid penny minted in 983. These dates indicate that the treasure was likely buried in the late 980s, when Bluetooth lost a battle against his rebellious son, Sweyn Forkbeard.More news: Before and after aerials of the Syria strike
Among the discoveries were several silver coins bearing images of a Christian cross, believed by historians to be among Denmark's first independent coins.
It inspired the name of Bluetooth technology invented by Swedish telecom company Ericsson.
In fact, the famous Bluetooth wireless technology which we use today to transfer files and connect our devices also gets its name from the king.
The logo is made up of the two ancient runes spelling out his initials HB.More news: Greens announce plan to legalise cannabis