viking treasure hoard unearthed in scotland

Viking treasure hoard unearthed in Scotland

Metal detecting enthusiast Derek McLennan unearthed one of the most significant Viking hoards ever discovered in Scotland. The treasure trove of more than 100 items including gold and silver jewellery, ingots and a unique enamelled cross was found with a Minelab CTX 3030 metal detector.  The discovery was found on Church of Scotland land after…

Treasure unearthed in Scotland

A wide range of historic and ancient items discovered across Scotland have been catalogued in the annual Treasure Trove report. They include a Roman wine dipper found in the Borders, a historic brooch from the Highlands, and a gold ring discovered in Midlothian. The Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Remembrancer (QLTR) Catherine Dyer said it had…