Hoard of 1,000 year old silver coins found in England declared official treasure

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Paul Coleman with his very valuable find

The valuable collection dates back to the reign of Ethelred the Unready in the 990s, The declaration means that the finder, Paul Coleman, will get a large share of the expected £1.3million value.

The Lenborough Hoard is a hoard of more than 5,000 late Anglo-Saxon silver coins, dating to the eleventh century, that was found at Lenborough in Buckinghamshire, England in 2014. It is believed to be one of the largest hoards of Anglo-Saxon coins ever found in Britain. Read about The Lenborough Hoard at Wikipedia here.

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