A 930-year-old silver penny which was found in a field near Gloucester has been sold to a city museum for display.
The medieval coin, hammered during the reign of William the Conqueror, is said to be of “major historical importance”.
Gloucester City Council paid £2,000 for the penny, which was found in Highnam by Maureen Jones, a member of Taynton metal detecting club, in 2011.
Before the discovery, experts had no evidence of coins being minted locally between 1077-1080.
The hammered coin features the name Silacwine and where it was minted.