Henry VIII Silver Coins Declared Treasure

Started by gash, June 27, 2016, 09:18:48 pm

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Traditionally, an excavation in Nottinghamshire would be considered by many a fruitless exercise. A hoard has been discovered, though, that has left these same skeptics wide-eyed and slack-jawed. But it isn't just the site of this find that has proven peculiar--no, the items belonged to a historical figure who has become more legend than man: King Henry VIII.
Last year, a man identified as Mr. Chapman discovered the hoard in the village of Misterton in  England's Nottinghamshire. The Treasure Act of 1996 says that those who happen upon valuable items must report to the Coroner's court within two weeks. It is customary for the coroner to offer the finder and landowner compensation for turning in the treasures. No one, however, was able to foresee the significance of this discovery.

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