Silver Coin - Plantagenet Era

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Silver Coin - Plantagenet Era

This is a very early coin dating from the rule of Edward I or II of England. It is not quite circular revealing the crudity of manufacturing techniques at that time. It is extremely thin. It was probably minted in York. The coin was found on a building site in Inver, Larne, Co. Antrim.

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