Rare silver coins found in Derbyshire declared treasure

Started by gash, August 24, 2016, 08:55:18 pm

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Silver 12th Century coins found in a field in Derbyshire have been declared treasure by a coroner.
The 10 coins were unearthed by several metal detectorists in 2014 and date from the reigns of King Stephen and King Henry II.
Historians believe they were probably originally in a purse dropped by a trader and amounted to about a week's wages.
The coroner's decision paves the way for a museum to acquire them.

Full story : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-37109225
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