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Roman hoard unearthed in a field in Peover Superior

METAL detecting enthusiast Ronald Lees unearthed the find of a lifetime in a field at Peover Superior. The 62-year-old initially found dozens of Roman coins, which became a hoard of almost 7,800 after archaeologists helped reveal the full extent of the amazing discovery. The bronze coins were produced in the third century, and the majority…

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South Norfolk Hoard Declared Treasure

Ancient coin hoards discovered near Downham Market and Pulham St Mary have been declared treasure. A hoard of Roman silver coins and a number of early medieval coins have been ruled to be treasure. A total of 26 Roman denarii were discovered by a metal detectorist John Kineavy. The trove is the third hoard from…

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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…

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Hoard of 22,000 Roman coins found with XP Deus

A simple frequency change bagged Laurence 22.000 Roman coins. Whilst detecting on a quiet field in East Devon Laurence Egerton came across a very strange signal, as he passed his 9” coil over the target it sounded like large Iron. I’m sure many of us would have possibly ignored it….He then used his favourite Deus…

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Beau Street Hoard Roadshow In Bath

The Beau Street Hoard roadshow will be touring Bath and further this autumn, bearing with it the chance to get up and close and personal with 2,000-year-old silver Roman coins. The roadshow is part of a venture aimed at bringing communities closer to the 17,577 Roman coins that make up the astonishing Beau Street Hoard.…