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Metal detectorists find 1,700-year-old bronze statue of Roman dog with its tongue hanging out in first find of its kind in UK

A unique Roman ‘licking dog’ never before seen in Britain has been found by two metal detector enthusiasts.

The exquisite bronze figure, which measures about 8.5-inches tall and 2-inches wide, has minutely detailed eyelashes and teeth.

The dog is sticking out its tongue and experts say it is an example of a healing statue, which may have come previously-undiscovered healing temple.

It dates from AD318 to AD450 and was found in Gloucestershire where another healing temple has already been found at Lydney.

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The old round £1 after 15 October 2017

The current £1 coin will lose its legal tender status at midnight on 15 October 2017. After the 15 October, the current round £1 coin can continue to be deposited into a customer’s account at most High Street Banks in the UK.

Just as well, considering we’ll be finding the buggers for decades, though frankly depositing the odd one or two is going to be a pain in the arse unless the banks will also exchange them OTC.

http://www.royalmint.com/newonepoundcoin