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    Rare King Stephen coin found by metal detectorist sells for €9339.02

    An extremely rare 12th Century silver penny depicting King Stephen has sold for €9339.02 at auction.
    The coin was found on the Lincolnshire/South Yorkshire border by metal detectorist Graeme Rushton in 2018.

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    Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-54181150
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