Keys to the Past

Embleton coin hoard (Embleton)

In 1870 a number of coins were discovered in the churchyard at Embleton. The coins are known as groats. They were minted between the reigns of Edward II and Edward IV, the earliest coin dating to about 1351 and the latest about 1464.

Reference number:N5837
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Embleton


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