Jackie finds Mary Rose coin

QUIDS IN Jackie Baynes
QUIDS IN Jackie Baynes
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AS A proud supporter of the Mary Rose, Jackie Baynes was thrilled to discover one of the new £2 coins which feature the Tudor warship in her change.

A million of the limited edition coins recently entered circulation to mark 30 years since Henry VIII’s ship was raised from the Solent.

QUIDS IN Jackie Baynes

QUIDS IN Jackie Baynes

The Mary Rose Trust hopes people who find one will donate £2 towards the new £35m museum being built at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Jackie, of St Thomas’s Street, Old Portsmouth, said: ‘It’s a beautiful coin, I’m going to keep looking out for more of them.

‘I’m a great supporter of the Mary Rose and the new museum is going to be fantastic for Portsmouth. That’s why I’m going to donate £2.’