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Viking coins seized by police described as 'nationally important'

30 May 2019

A set of Viking coins thought to be worth £500,000 and described as being a 'nationally important hoard' has been recovered by police from properties in County Durham and Lancashire.

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Byzantium: a golden era of Coinage, coin exhibition at the Glasgow Hunterian
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Rare Liverpool £500 note sells for £12,000
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Rare Berlin 1936 Olympic medal to go under the hammer
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