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The E-Sylum: Volume 12, Number 5, February 1, 2009, Article 21

2,000 YEAR OLD HOARD OF GOLD COINS FOUND

Arthur Shippee forwarded this article, which was referenced in the Explorator newsletter. The BBC reports that metal detectorist found an incredible 2,000-year-old hoard of gold coins in Suffolk, England. -Editor
Iceni Gold Coin Hoard Found A hoard of 825 coins that belonged to a member of the Iceni tribe before Boudicca led them against the Romans has been found in a Suffolk field.

An anonymous metal detector fan found the gold coins valued at up to 500,000 near the village of Dallinghoo.

Landowner Cliff Green said he was stunned to think the last time they had been seen before they were spread out on his table was 2,000 years ago.

Suffolk's county archaeology department dated the coins.

To read the complete article, see: Iceni coins worth 500,000 found (news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/suffolk/7838892.stm)



Wayne Homren, Editor

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