roman gold under shop

Roman jewellery found beneath shop in Colchester

Roman jewellery defined as being of national importance has been discovered during excavations at an Essex department store. Gold and silver armlets, bracelets, rings and coins were found concealed in the remains of a Roman house beneath Williams and Griffin in Colchester. It is thought they were hidden by their wealthy owner in AD61, when…

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Rare Roman brooch detected in Aldridge.

Craig Pulley found a rare brooch while scouring a field on the outskirts of his home town, Aldridge, near Walsall. He almost threw away his incredibly rare find, believing it to be junk. Last week Birmingham Museum confirmed the significance of Craig’s discovery. It’s an Aesica brooch, measuring 60mm by 40mm, dating between AD70 and…