And finally… minted



A tranche of coins dating back to the Iron Age worth around £10 million has been officially recognised as the largest of its kind to be found in the British Isles.


The coins were discovered in Jersey in 2012 by metal detectorists Reg Mead and Richard Miles after the two embarked on a search spanning three decades.

The final number of coins found in the collection has now been confirmed as 69,347, setting a Guinness World Record.

The discovery of these coins surpasses the previous record for the largest collection of Iron Age coins of 54,951 found more than 40 years ago in Wiltshire, The Times reports.

Some of the coins are now being displayed at the La Hougue Bie Museum in the Jersey parish of Grouville.



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