Incredible hoard of Anglo Saxon coins discovered in Buckinghamshire

    Anglo Saxon coin hoard discovered. Image by Guy Massey
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    One of the largest hoards of ancient coins to be uncovered in Britain has been discovered in Buckinghamshire.

     

    A hoard of over 5,000 Anglo Saxon coins has been discovered in a field in Buckingham. The discovery was made by a member of the Weekend Wanderers Detecting Club and it is thought to be one of the largest hoards of ancient coins to have been found in Britain. Containing pieces dating from the 11th century, the hoard has been passed on to the British Museum for further examination.

     

     

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