Canterbury-St Martin's Hoard

Canterbury-St Martin's Hoard

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Canterbury-St Martin's hoard is a coin-hoard found in the 19th century at Canterbury, Kent dating from the 6th century. It consists of eight items, including three gold coins.The hoard was found some time before 25 April 1844, when some of the items from the find were first discussed at a meeting of the Royal Numismatic Society by Charles Roach Smith. All that Smith knew of the date when they were found was that it was "a few years since," as he wrote in 1844. The location of the hoard is usually given as the churchyard of St Martin's Church in Canterbury. However, the first publication about the find, by Smith, states that the find was on the "grounds of the monastery of St Augustine." The objects were acquired by W. H. Rolfe, a resident of Sandwich, Kent in two stages, a first acquisition of three items acquired before April 1844, and five more items procured soon after September 1844show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134920231
  • 9786134920230