Beware on construction sites! During the renovation of an old barn in Brittany, craftsmen found 239 gold coins that had been hidden there for 300 years. The coins will now be sold at auction.
The British Museum and Shropshire Museums develop a Partnership Gallery focusing on the local life from the Ice Age to the Romans. Coin lovers can admire the Claverley Stater Hoard, an assortment of North Eastern and Western gold coins rarely found together.
English coin dealer Irene Neddy Allen is remembered as a passionate dealer and collector of medals. She had an impressive collection and passed it on – together with her knowledge – to her niece Sarah Heath. Sarah remembers her aunt, whose business she continues.