Harrogate: Father and sons unearth Wars of the Roses treasure

Items from a medieval soldier’s treasure trove found by a family of metal detectorists in North Yorkshire are set to be auctioned.

“The hoard dates to the late 1470s and was deposited during the conflict, fought between the Lancastrians and the Yorkists,” Mr Mills said.

“It is very unusual, comprising 21 coins with a face value of two shillings and threepence together with the gold ring,” he added. BBC.com

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