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Treasure Trove coin found in Dornoch

Treasure Trove coin found in Dornoch

Date Added: 14 September 2010 Year: 1552 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2010_077 | Picture No: 9406

Treasure Trove coin acquired by Historylinks, described as a "copper and silver coin dated 1552 Mary and Francis billon/hardhead, unc type, three halfpenny piece", found west of Sunny Bank on the Dornoch - Embo road. The only obvious feature is a lion with surmounted crown. The coin at 2010.078 is of the reign of James VI, the son of Mary Queen of Scots and Francis.

Dimensions: Diameter 14 mm

Groups: Dornoch Finds and Treasure Trove


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