The Tutbury Hoard, 1831
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'Descriptive Catalogue of the Series of Coins Found at Tutbury in the County of Stafford in the Bed of the River Dove in June 1831' and including 'Extracts from Archaeologia Vol XXIV - Remarks on Coins Discovered in the Dove, Near Tutbury by Edward Hawkins'. Anon. Published R. Rowbottom, Derby, nd. Title + preface + 62pp. Bound in original dark purple impressed cloth boards with gilt lettering to front cover. The main body of the text provides a detailed listing of 553 coins from this famous hoard. A very rare publication. The recent BM exhibition detailed the story of the Tutbury Hoard. 195 mm x 145 mm. Sound and clean, with slight damage only to top and base of spine.
Ex Burton on Trent Natural History & Archaeological Society, with the Society inkstamps to front f.e.p., title and back f.e.p.
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH
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