In February 2017, two brothers-in-law discovered buried treasure in a field north of Lincoln, the county city of Lincolnshire. The area was initially an Iron Age settlement comprising wooden dwellings and known by the Celts as Lindon.
This volume is a breath of fresh air, serving as an excellent taster for anyone interested in Greek coinage but too daunted to step in. Author Robin J. Eaglen knows his subject and writes with crystal clarity, interweaving interesting facts to enhance the narrative. Greek coin enthusiasts will find it a pleasure, too.
On Sept. 21, 2014, David Blakey was using his metal detector with the Dunelm Metal Detector Club in a farmer’s field near the village of Wold Newton, East Yorkshire. He discovered a pot containing 1,857 Roman copper coins known as nummi (singular nummus), the largest and most important Roman hoard to be found in the region.
The discovery of a Roman coin hoard in Leominster, near the Welsh border, is a reminder that Roman soldiers were a common sight in the West Midlands region.
How special was the first part of the Slaney Collection? Read contemporaneous coverage from Coin World's London correspondent to learn.
The young designer of the United Kingdom's future £1 coin to be launched in 2017 talks to Coin World about the design process and his winning entry.
Harrington Manville library, all two tons, being sold by Douglas Saville Numismatic Books in Great Britain.
Artist James Butler was commissioned by the Goldsmiths' Company to create a unique silver medal commemorating the centennial of World War I.