Sunday, August 07, 2011

Roman Coin Hoard Discovery May Lead to History Rewrite

The discovery of a hoard of 100 ancient coins could prove the Romans conquered more of the South West than thought, it has been claimed.

It had been believed that Exeter, in Devon, was the last major outpost of the ancient empire.
But the chance find of the treasure and evidence of a huge settlement further west may force historians into a rethink.

As one of the 'most significant Roman discoveries for many decades', it has . . .

Read more at: The Daily Mail

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