Coins from the Salcombe Treasure by Various

441 Moroccan gold dinars and two European copper coins.


Gold; copper
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £99,000)
Acquired in:
Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Provides tangible evidence of a flourishing trade that was taking place between England, the Low Countries and Morocco from the mid 16th century.


Discovered by a team of divers off Salcombe Bay, Devon between 1994-98.

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