Binman discovers hoard of silver coins in Midland field

Published by Birmingham Post, written by Chris Henwood, Thursday 17th November 2011. “A huge stash of Roman silver coins unearthed in a Midland field has been declared treasure, worth tens of thousands of pounds. Worcestershire deputy coroner Margarite Elcock ruled on Wednesday that the Bredon Hill Hoard should be “seized on behalf of the Queen as…

Another Bredon Hill Article | Huge Roman coin haul discovered in county

Published by Worcester Standard, Wednesday 26th October 2011 “A METAL detecting enthusiast has described the moment his heart raced as he uncovered Worcestershire’s largest ever archaeological hoard. Jethro Carpenter was enjoying a walk with friend Mark Gilmore, on Bredon Hill near Pershore, with their metal detectors when they unwittingly stepped upon thousands of Roman coins.”…