Collection of coins, 18 silver coins excavated at Grangemouth

Collection of coins, 18 silver coins excavated at Grangemouth, July 1899. Framed and glazed, Dimensions: 16"x10?" Comprises two Elizabeth I shillings (one is actually Charles I), two Elizabeth I sixpences, two Elizabeth I Irish sixpences, two James I shillings, two Charles I shillings, two Charles I half-crowns, two Philip IV of Spain dollars, two Philip IV of Spain dollars ('pieces of eight' from Mexico/Peru), two Albert & Elizabeth of Brabant (under Austria) dollars. Total date range is 1558 - 1645, so cache is probably related to the Civil War and may have a maritime connection. (Includes 1983-7240 to 1983-7245).

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