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Pictured: Elizabeth I, Pattern Groat, 1601, in gold with an estimate of £15,000, sold for £480,000.
The family of a late steeplejack are celebrating today after his incredible collection of rare coins sold for a whopping £2.8m.
The 52 coins from the Tudor and Stuart periods were amassed by prolific collector Horace Hird over 50 years.
He died in 1973 and it had been...more »