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When a teenage girl and her mum saw a shiny object while they were out walking in Peterborough, they initially thought it was a bottle top - or a twenty pence piece.
But then 13 year old Charlene Moles picked it up - and after a trip to her local museum she discovered it was a 16th century silver sixpence.
A teenager in Peterborough has found a 400-year-old coin while walking to her local shop.
Charlene Moles, aged 13, was with her mother when they found the Elizabethan money which was minted in 1575.
Similar coins have fetched nearly £750 on the internet.