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Hoard of Iron Age coins found in England

A hoard of Iron Age coins has been found by metal detectorists in Lincoln, England.

Sean said he was aware of what the coins were because he had found one before. He said find was ‘historic’ because they were the earliest known coins to be used in Britain.

Sean added: “I have been detectoring for four and a half year. I have been searching this site for that time. I have found Roman, Saxon and Viking artefacts before. But not much is known about the Iron Age tribes except from the coins they used. This is a significant find.”

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Story: Grantham Journal | Photo: Grantham Journal

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