Friday, December 02, 2011

Rare Silver Coin Find Rewrites Viking History

A CHANCE discovery on Furness soil by an amateur metal detectorist is set to re-write the history books, say experts.

Viking history is being turned on its head by the find of 92 rare silver coins and assorted artefacts dating to around 955 AD, indisputably linking the area with Norse.

The find dates from a time when England was . . .

Read more at: The Westmoreland Gazette

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