In a remarkable discovery near Grantham, England (the hometown of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher), a local man uncovered a coin more than 2,000 years old that bears a portrait strikingly similar to Thatcher.
An excerpt from the Grantham Journal:
Thursday, 2pm – AN Iron Age coin depicting a warrior leader bearing an uncanny likeness to Grantham-born former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has been found just a few miles from her birth place.
Metal detectorist David Baker was searching a muddy field near Grantham when he uncovered the 2,000-year-old silver coin.
On one side was the head of a tribal leader or goddess that looked just like Margaret Thatcher.
On its reverse was a celtic armed war horse – imagery associated with Lady Thatcher during her 1980s pomp.
And here’s the coin …
And here’s Thatcher …