Abergele treasure hunter stumbles upon 26 ancient coins in a field

Started by gash, February 24, 2017, 12:12:57 pm

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A TREASURE hunter stumbled upon a hoard of coins near Chester.

Malcolm Shepherd, of Abergele, discovered 26 coins while using his metal detector in the Beeston area on January 28 this year.

An inquest held on Tuesday that the "medieval coin hoard" included 24 silver groats dating back to between 1464 and 1502, during the reigns of Edward IV and Henry VII.

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