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Lincoln Spanish-American gold hoards
25.02.2021
Lincoln Spanish-American gold hoards
The six coins are part of a hoard that was first discovered back in 1928, when 18 nearly identical coins were found. After an investigation (conducted at a local pub), the original coins were separated. Although 5 of them are now in the British Museum, the rest have gone into private...
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Hartford Hoard
24.02.2021
Hartford Hoard
A treasure trove of 1,108 silver croupes from the reigns of Edward IV, Henry VI, Richard III and Henry VII, and double cartridges of Charles the Bold, deposited circa 1505 from Hartford, Huntingdonshire. Discovered in 1964 and now in the British Museum.  A map of Hartford Road,...
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Ham Green Hoard
23.02.2021
Ham Green Hoard
In 1981, 86 silver coins buried in a clay clay bottle were found under the pantry floor of a cottage in Ham Green, Redditch. The treasure was declared a treasure and acquired by the Worcestershire County Museum Service. The treasure represents a typical pattern of coinage used in...
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Haddiscoe Hoard
22.02.2021
Haddiscoe Hoard
This hoard contains 316 silver coins and was found in Haddiscoe, less than ten miles from Great Yarmouth, in July 2003. The coins belong to four monarchs from Edward VI to James I. They are believed to have been buried during the English Civil War. This is the largest of the three...
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Hackney Hoard
22.02.2021
Hackney Hoard
One summer day in 2007, several companions set about the grand improvement of the back garden of their residence in Hackney, Greater London. As their shovels dug into the turf, they were probably thinking about the hard work that lay ahead of them when a chance discovery stopped them;...
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Cheapside Hoard
20.02.2021
Cheapside Hoard
The Cheapside Treasure is a treasure trove of jewelry from the late 16th and early 17th centuries discovered in 1912 using a pickaxe workers to dig in a basement at 30-32 Cheapside in London, on the corner from Friday Street. They found a buried wooden box containing more than 400...
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Breckenbrough Hoard
19.02.2021
Breckenbrough Hoard
The Breckenbrough Treasure is a hoard of gold and silver coins dating from 1644, during the English Civil War. It is in the collection of the Yorkshire Museum. The treasure was discovered by Mr. C. Greensitt while leveling the ground in the covered cattle yard of his farm at...
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Bitterley Hoard
18.02.2021
Bitterley Hoard
The Bitterley Hoard is the largest hoard of medieval/civil war coins in England found to date in Shropshire, England. It was discovered on February 17, 2011 by a metal detector user near the village of Bitterley, South Shropshire. The find consists of one gold coin and 137 silver coins...
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Asthall Hoard
17.02.2021
Asthall Hoard
A drive up to a house in the village of Asthall, near Burford, Oxfordshire, made a most surprising discovery in the summer of 2007: 210 gold coins dating from the reign of Henry VI to Henry VIII (1470-1547). The treasure could represent ecclesiastical wealth, buried for safekeeping...
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Alderwasley Hoard
16.02.2021
Alderwasley Hoard
Post-medieval hoard of silver coin clippings stored in an intact ceramic jar. The hoard contains coins of Philip and Mary (1553-1558), Elizabeth I (1558-1603), James I (1603-1625), and Charles I (1625-1649). These items were declared treasure trove at the inquest in 1972. Most of the...
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