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Thousands of ancient coins discovered in England

Posted on Jan, 7, 2015
Contributed to WCHV by Axial

5000 coin-EnglandAs reported by B.B.C Paul Coleman from the Weekend Wanderers Detecting Club discovered more than 5,000 coins buried inside a lead bucket two feet under a field near Aylesbury.

The hoard contains specimens dating back to the 11th Century – the late Anglo Saxon, early Norman period.

The coins will now be examined by the British Museum.

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