Day: 8 April 2022

FINDING THE HENRY III GOLD PENNY

I suppose this story begins around 45 years back. As a child I was fascinated by our history, tales of King Alfred on the Somerset
levels, stories of the Roman invasion and marauding Vikings.

DISCOVERING KING HENRY III’S GOLD COINAGE

I will always remember the moment when I opened an email from Spink coin specialist Gregory Edmund, and learnt that a gold coin of King Henry III from 1257 or 1258 had been dug up by a metal detector in a field near Hemyock in Devon.

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