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20 Apr 2018 The Museum acquired 184 Prague groschen

20 Apr 2018 The Museum acquired 184 Prague groschen

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Four years ago, the Museum of the Highlands in Jihlava acquired a smaller coin hoard. It is not as rare a find as, for example, the treasure from Horní Rápotice, but the museum experts were of course pleased with it. The oldest coins of the depot are the grosz of Charles IV.
18 Apr 2014 1500 years old grog 18. 4. 2014

18 Apr 2014 1500 years old grog

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Samples of the 1,500-year-old grog were discovered by archaeologists at four sites across Denmark and Sweden. Analysis has shown that the drink contains ingredients such as berries from swamps, honey or resin from trees.
16 Apr 2016 Viking coins in Northern Ireland 16. 4. 2016

16 Apr 2016 Viking coins in Northern Ireland

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The two rare Viking coins were discovered with a metal detector by Brian Morton, then a forty-three-year-old full-time carer. Experts say the coins are linked to a Viking raid on a nearby monastery. They are the first coins of their kind found in Northern Ireland.
15 Apr 2011 A jug of coins discovered during renovation of the house

15 Apr 2011 A jug of coins discovered during renovation of the house

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The builder Richard Mason of Lindisfarne (an island off the coast of north-east England) discovered a collection of gold and silver coins. They were in a jar hidden in the cellar. One of the coins depicts Clement VIII, who refused to annul Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon in the sixteenth century.

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