Researcher accidentally discovers rare copy of Magna Carta in archival scrapbook

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The Magna Carta Project announced Sunday that a rare copy of the Magna Carta was accidentally uncovered in the archives of the Kent county council in the British town of Sandwich.

A Kent archivist was going through a Victorian scrapbook looking for another document when he found a 1300 edition of the Magna Carta. There are only 24 known editions of the Magna Carta in the world, and the edition could be worth $15.2 million.

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