Thursday, March 03, 2011

Roman Coin Hoard to be Auctioned

Collection includes a rare denaruis from the reign of Caligula.

A hoard of Roman coins found by two metal detectorists from the Waveney Valley area is to be auctioned.

The 197 coins were found by Norman Howard and John Halles in a field in north Suffolk over April and May 2009.

Known as the North Suffolk Hoard the Roman denarii date from between 2nd century BC to 1st century AD and may have belonged to a retired Roman soldier.

The coins are . . .

Full story at: Eastern Daily Press

1 comment:

KEITH BENNETT said...

WHY do these self appointed plonkers assume it was a soldiers pay beggars belief.Oh iforgot to use the saying high status squaddie. Prasutagus