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Staffordshire Hoard to go on World tour

Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent in discussions over world tour. A selection of pieces from the Staffordshire Hoard may go on show in museums worldwide as part of an international tour. Birmingham City Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council, the joint owners of the Anglo Saxon treasure trove, say that they are in discussions about sending the seventh-century…

A three-year touring Staffordshire Hoard exhibition has been launched

A three-year touring Staffordshire Hoard exhibition has been launched The hoard comprises more than 1,500 Anglo-Saxon items found with a metal detector by Terry Herbert buried on a farm in Staffordshire in July 2009. The collection was subsequently valued at £3.3m and is now owned by Birmingham City Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council. The three-year touring…

Staffordshire hoard of treasures to be displayed in Birmingham gallery thanks to £700,000 Heritage Lottery funding

Published by The Guardian, Wednesday, 13 March 2013 The museum in Birmingham where thousands queued for hours to see the Staffordshire hoard of Anglo Saxon gold is to create a gallery to display some of the most spectacular pieces, helped by a £705,000 grant from the heritage lottery fund. – Taken from Article Click the image…