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Anglo-Saxon coin find near York is 'jaw dropping' [sic] BBC 18 August 2016A rare coin found in York by a man who took up metal detecting a week before has been described as "jaw dropping" [by a coiney of course]. [...] The Anglo-Saxon gold shilling was one of the first coins minted in York and is believed to be worth between £5,000 and £7,000. It was found at Fulford, near York, by Ian Greig who had only bought a metal detector a week previously.
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