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Anglo-Saxon gold shilling, c. 660, two emperors coin.

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Silver Celtic Iceni unit. Britain, 1st century A.D. The Iceni were a British tribe inhabiting the area around Norfolk from the 1st century B.C. to approximately the end of the 1st century A.D. They started using coins as a means of payment at around 10 B.C. This particular coin has a stylized horse depicted on it. Other coins would have equally stylized versions of animals. Source: The Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Rare English Gold Sovereign of Queen Mary | Sovereigns are large, thin gold coins that feature imposing portraits of the respective monarch. The Mary I Gold Sovereign coin was issued under the authority of the first Queen Regnant of England, Mary Tudor (Mary I), daughter of Henry VIII. She was also the the grand-daughter of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain.

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"Pirate Treasures - From the ship the Whydah/the first verifiable pirate ship discovered in the United States/Pirate Sam Bellamy and his crew captured the Whydah in 1717."

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A crown coin being from 1509 to 1533 during Henry VIII's marriage to Katherine of Aragon, hence the crowned 'K' opposite of the crowned 'H' for Henry.

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"Rare English Coin, Gold Ryal, Queen Mary (Bloody Mary) in ship with sword and shield, 1553-1554"

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#crafty #glam Love these gold oreos! using edible paint/spray. Great idea for a pirate party or glam girls night

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Historic Coins – Old Coins | The Royal Mint

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Anglo-Saxon gold Shilling of King Eadbald of Kent dating from c.620-635. This is the first gold coin struck in the name of an English King.

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The British Museum is delighted to announce that it has acquired a rare and important Anglo-Saxon gold coin depicting Coenwulf King of Mercia (796-821).

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