500 year old gold coin found by lady detectorist

Started by gash, November 29, 2017, 10:00:54 pm

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An amateur metal detector struck gold when she stumbled across a rare 500-year-old coin near one of England's most historic battlefields.

The coin, minted during the doomed reign of King Richard III, is one of only a handful still in existence.

Experts speculate the gold coin may have been dropped by one of Richard's soldiers fleeing the pivotal Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.

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