441 Moroccan gold dinars and two European copper coins.
Coins from the Salcombe Treasure by Various artists, 16341636
© British Museum
- 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.