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Hidden treasure – five fascinating discoveries…

I guess for any coin collector – certainly metal detectorists, the excitement of uncovering hidden treasures are what dreams are made of. That was certainly the case for these five discoveries – from losing a hammer and finding a hoard … Continue reading

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500 Years of Kings and Queens… on coins!

The history of the British Isles has been defined by many different monarchs, all of which have had an impact on our nation’s rich heritage. And all of them (except King Edward VIII) have had coins issued bearing their likeness, whether they be silver, bronze … Continue reading

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17th century Gold coins found under Irish pub floor

It was definitely a case of the luck of the Irish after builders recently discovered one of the country’s biggest ever hoards of gold coins buried beneath the floorboards of a County Tipperary pub. Eighty-one gold coins, mainly from the … Continue reading

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