Gold and silver treasure discovered in Gloucestershire

Historical jewellery which has lain undetected for centuries has been unearthed across the county. A Bronze Age hoard of gold bracelets from the Forest of Dean, an early medieval gold finger ring dug up in a village south of Gloucestershire, a 350-year-old silver thimble found in the Stroud district, and a post-Medieval silver-gilt spoon will…

roman coins hoard found in school

Roman coin hoard found in primary school

A hoard of Roman coins has been unearthed in the grounds of a primary school in Reading. A pot with up to 300 coins was discovered during an archaeological exploration of the site before The Ridgeway School’s redevelopment works. Experts believe the container was buried by a Roman citizen or farmer for safe keeping, possibly…