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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian17 Nov 2016 11:10 a.m. PST

A trove of over 1,000 coins dating to the English Civil War has been discovered in a field near the British village Ewerby, according to a report from Lincolnshire County Council. The coins are relics from a time long past, with the most recent being from 1643. While a buried pot originally held them, they were reportedly found distributed throughout the soil.

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Choctaw17 Nov 2016 11:33 a.m. PST

And I get excited if I find a pre-1963 quarter. But then again I lead a rather sad life.

King Monkey17 Nov 2016 12:05 p.m. PST

Probably the most exciting thing to happen in Ewerby for a few years.

Andrew Preziosi Supporting Member of TMP17 Nov 2016 1:32 p.m. PST

…at least since the cow died.

dBerczerk17 Nov 2016 6:13 p.m. PST

Do the fellow who found the coins and the farmer who owns the land get to keep any of the coins?

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP17 Nov 2016 7:54 p.m. PST

I believe the Crown gets half.

Cerdic Supporting Member of TMP19 Nov 2016 8:06 a.m. PST

These days the finder gets half and the landowner gets half.

itchysama Inactive Member28 Nov 2016 6:56 a.m. PST

Wow – very cool find!

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