Gold coins found underneath floorboards

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Undated handout issued by the South Tipperary Museum in Clonmel of some of the gold coins found underneath floorboards in a pub in Carrick-on-Sui by builders. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday January 29, 2013. Builders carrying out stabilisation work on an old pub building have unearthed one of the most significant finds of gold coins ever recorded in Ireland. Eighty-one coins, mostly guineas and half guineas dating back to the 17th century, were dug up from clay underneath floorboards in a fire-damaged premises on Main Street, Carrick-on-Suir, Co Tipperary. See PA story IRISH Guineas. Photo credit should read: South Tipperary Museum/PA Wire

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