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Warkworth Hoard
05.03.2021
Warkworth Hoard
European amateur treasure hunters, from Viking silver to Roman bronze, are finding all kinds of treasure with their metal detectors. Now a new treasure is making headlines: as ChronicleLive reports, a custodian at an elementary school in Northumberland, England, used his own electronic...
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Tregwynt Hoard
04.03.2021
Tregwynt Hoard
Tregwynt The treasure is from the mid-17th century A treasure of coins found at Tregwynt Mansion near Fishguard in Pembrokeshire, Wales, in 1996 The treasure is now in the National Museum of Wales. The treasure consisted of 33 gold coins, 467 silver coins and a gold ring. It was the...
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Totnes Hoard
03.03.2021
Totnes Hoard
The discovery of several muddy coins in the Devon paddock by a pair of enthusiastic amateur metal detectorists led to the redefinition of the Roman Empire in southwestern Britain. It used to be thought that the influence of ancient Rome did not extend beyond Exeter, but this find led...
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Tidenham Hoard
02.03.2021
Tidenham Hoard
The latest coins in the Tidenham hoard are the six half-crowns and four shillings of the triangle- in-circle initial mark (1641-3), and the two royalist mint pieces dated 1642. The Shrewsbury shilling would have been struck between the opening of the mint in early October, and before...
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Nether Stowey Hoard
01.03.2021
Nether Stowey Hoard
The treasure consists of four silver spoons, two pieces of silver goblet and silver bell salt. All of these items were found in 2008, just a few hundred yards from Stoway Court in Somerset, a local who locals say was active during the English Civil War (1642-1651). The silverware is...
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Mitton Hoard
01.03.2021
Mitton Hoard
The Mitton Treasure is a hoard of silver coins found near Clitheroe in Lancashire, England, in 2006 or 2009 The treasure is now in the Clitheroe Castle Museum. The documented hoard consisted of 11 silver coins or parts thereof. Mitton is divided into two villages, Great Mitton and...
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Middleham Hoard
27.02.2021
Middleham Hoard
Middleham Coin Treasure Hoard found near Middleham, North Yorkshire in England. It dates from the period of the English Civil War and consists of 5,099 coins, all silver. It is the largest hoard of coins buried during the Civil War that has been discovered. The hoard was discovered in...
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Mason Hoard
26.02.2021
Mason Hoard
Richard Mason found a clay jug while renovating a house on Lindisfarne Island, Northumberland, in 2003. But it wasn't until 2011 that he realized the jug contained 17 rare coins. An investigation declared the treasure trove a treasure, and the Newcastle Antiquarian Society...
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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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