Thursday, November 04, 2010

Rare collection of medieval coins is to be auctioned off

A hoard of medieval coins is due to go under the hammer at Lichfield Auction Centre next month. The "extremely fine collection" of gold and silver coins was discovered on one of Richard Winterton Auctioneers' valuation days last week.

"It is the best collection in terms of hammered quality that I have seen in 10 years," said coin and medal expert Stephen Wrenn. "We have had one or two hammered pieces, but not to this degree."

Click here to read this article from the Lichfield Mercury